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Sri Pada

  Province Central
  District Nuwara Eliya
  Nearest Town Hatton
  Period -
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Introduction

It is believed that Lord Buddha during his third visit to.Sril Lanka placed his footprint on the summit of this sacred mountain. So, the name Sri Pada the sacred footprint. 7,360 feet high, it is the fifth highest mountain in the country and has several approaches, the main ones being through the Hatton town and Ratnapura District. Annually, during December April, devotees climb the mountain to pay obeisance.