MataleCentral Province of Sri Lanka about 150km away from Colombo, the capital and 25 km north of Kandy
ClimateMatale has a tropical climate, like the rest of Sri Lanka.
CultureThe town has a mixed culture. The city centre has a majority of Sinhalese with a minority of Muslims and Tamils, very much like Sri Lanka as a whole.
By trainThe town has only one railway station and that's the last one on that line. Trains arrive at Matale from Kandy and Colombo only.
By busMatale is situated on the A9 highway which connects Kandy and Jaffna.
By carMatale is 25 km and 1 hour north from Kandy.
Aluvihare TempleThe place where the Tripitaka was translated to Sinhala.
Hindu Tamil TempleA temple for Tamils of Hindu religion.
Matale Rebellion in 1848Where the Matale Rebellion took place.
- Aluvihaya Temple from Aluviharay
- Rangiri Dambulla Temple
- NaLanda Temple ("GEDIGE")
Home Seas Restaurant
Rest house Matalephone: +94 66 222-2299address: Park Rd , Matale4 air-con rooms and 10 fan rooms.