Places,  Tourism

Nuwara Eliya

Nuwara Eliya District is most attractive, with a picturesque landscape and beautiful place in Sri Lanka. It is in the central hills of the Central Province, which is known as “small England”. This is surrounded by mountains. Therefore this area is very cool on has low temperature throughout out the year. Most of the hill slopes are covered by the tea plantation and vegetables. The water streams flow through the mountains, and also attractive waterfalls can be seen.

In the morning and evening the mountain peaks are covered by the mist. This is a very fascinating scene. The tea plucker having a basket on their back is also another pleasant scene. Therefore there are unforgettable landscapes everywhere in Nuwara Eliya. During the spring season Nuwara Eliya is a colourful holiday resort. The colourful flowers various fruits the chill breeze make the environment very attractive the Gregary Lake adds a beauty to this place and the flower gardens is also wonderful. The Haggala botanical garden is also situated in Nuwara Eliya. We can see some houses which were made for the British architecture. This place is attracted by the local and foreign visitors.

It is at an altitude of 1,868 m (6,128 ft) and is considered to be the most important location for tea production in Sri Lanka. The city is overlooked by Pidurutalagala, the tallest mountain in Sri Lanka. Nuwara Eliya is known for its temperate, cool climate – the coolest area in Sri Lanka.

Its climate due to its highland location, Nuwara Eliya has a subtropical highland climate (Köppen climate classification Cfb),[1] having no pronounced dry season, a monsoon-like cloudy season and with a mean annual temperature of 16 °C (61 °F). In the winter months, there can be frost at night, but it warms up rapidly during the day because of the high sun angle.

 

 

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