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Sri Pada (Seetha Gangula) Waterfall

  Province Central
  District Nuwara Eliya
  Nearest Town Maskeliya
  Total height 10m (33ft.)
  Number of drops -
  Watercourse Seetha Gangula
  Island Height Ranking -

Introduction

This 33ft (10m) hight fall flows from the aquifers of Sri Pada and later on to Maskeli Oya Reservoir. Situated at the southern corner of the "Maskeliya oya" tank and flowing from the sacred Adam's peak (Sri Pada) mountains. It is about 33ft (10 m) height. The name in Sinhala “Seetha Gangula” means Cold river.

The nearest town is Maskeliya - take the road via Mousakelle for 15km to Morae Watte. The fall is 500m from here. There are hotels 5km away, at Dick Oya.