The urban city is located in the North East of Capital city Colombo. The name Gampaha means Five Villages as it is a cluster of five villages including Ihalagama, Pahalagama, Medagama, Pattiyagama, and Aluthgama. Lush Greenery, small temples, and gardens define the town. Major tourist attractions include Kelaniya Raja Maha Vihara, Beddagana Wetland Park, Kelaniya Raja Maha Vihara, and St Lucia.
Flying to Gampaha: Bandaranaike International Airport or Colombo Airport (21.2 km away) is the nearest airport. It provides domestic flights to Batticaloa, Bentota, Dickwella, Hambantota, Nuwara Eliyaand Sigiriya and international flights to Abu-Dhabi, Delhi, Bangalore, Dubai, Kuala Lumpur, Moscow, Singapore and Tokyo.
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