Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Andawala Ella Falls

Andawala Ella Falls is a waterfall situated in Andawala village in Nuwara Eliya District, Sri Lanka. The falls is located on Kandy-Nuwara Eliya road via Walapane-Padiyapelella close to the 49th km post.
 
The fall has got its name due to a large eel (Sinhala: Anda) who is said to have lived in the quarry at the commencement of the waterfall (Abeyawardana, 2004). The fall is 40.31 m in height and its water finally ends up at the Mahaweli Ganga river after taking the route through the Belihul Oya (Abeyawardana, 2004).

References
1) Abeyawardana, H.A.P., 2004. Heritage of Kandurata: Major natural, cultural and historic sites. Colombo: The Central Bank of Sri Lanka. pp.260-261.
 
Location Map
This page was last updated on 14 September 2021
For a complete tourist map follow this link: Lankapradeepa Tourist Map

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