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Bopath Ella (Bopath Falls)

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Address: Kuruwita, Sri Lanka
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+0452262726
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This water fall is also identified as one of the most spectacular...

This water fall is also identified as one of the most spectacular waterfalls in Sri Lanka. Since the shape of the cascade is similar to a 'Bo' leave (Ficus Religiosa), the fall has given its name. It is formed with Kuruganga River originated from Samanala Kanda (Adam's peak) range of mountains.

Since the annual rain fall received by the catchments area of the fall is more than 5000mm, the average flow of the fall is not less than 6 cubic meters per second.

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Beautiful falls and safe bathing

The waterfall itself is high up and far away but some of the cool water cascades to a very large bathing area. It is very safe and calm during the dry season but there is a lot of... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Gayan P
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The waterfall itself is high up and far away but some of the cool water cascades to a very large bathing area. It is very safe and calm during the dry season but there is a lot of water during the rainy seasonand it can get very dangerous for bathing. Tickets are issued to enter. Vehicles cannot be taken in.... More 

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Minuwangoda, Sri Lanka
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33 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the closest large scale waterfall to Colombo.A famous place among locals and foreigners too. But the place got dirty by the travelers.

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Thank Tharaka D
Minuwangoda, Sri Lanka
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A gift from mother nature that polluted by human being. Some times the fall may get rough due to the rain in upper areas. Take care when you go to the center.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

really beutiful falls - two ways to access - through the forest - easier route, through the rocks - difficult route. but the views at the end are simply stunning. caution - slippery, flash floods possible

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

Very beautiful and attractive place. But travelers have to pay more attention about dumping garbage. we have to keep this beautiful place clean.

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Maharagama, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

Bopath fall is near by kuruvita town on the way to Rathnapura from colombo, Sri lanka 4 km away from the A4 main road(near by Rathnapura). This area is wet and hot in nature. Lot of wet zone trees and fish verities can be seen around the falls. most of the time local visitors love to come and visit the... More 

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Thank masithasenevirathne
Udawalawa, Sri Lanka
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

its very wonderfull palce,we can enjoy our self,locate wonderfull area.water is very cooll,place in kuruwita,road very good

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Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

Nice place be relaxed. When you guys go there pls remember not to polute the environment. Alwauys remember to bring back everything that do not belog to the Nature.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Fine location for a little fun. The area not very nice to be at if the place is crowded. Ideal time to visit would be the early morning hours.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

This waterfall has been highlighted since it is one of the few attractive waterfalls location within a shorted distance from Colombo. Even though Sri Lanka is a country of having many nice waterfalls, most of those are located in hill country which we will have to spend more time when travelling from Colombo. You have to drive from Colombo -... More 

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