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Alakola Waterfall

  Province Central
  District Nuwara Eliya
  Nearest Town Nuwara Eliya
  Total height 60 m (197 ft)
  Number of drops -
  Watercourse Buwalpolo Mountan
  Island Height Ranking 25


The 60m fall is served by the Oban River, which follows the shape of a large 'V' beginning at the Buwalpola Mountain (1955m). The fall is situated in the Hangurankrtha area, Nuwara Eliya District and the nearest town is Nuwara Eliya. Follow the Udupuddalewa - Kandy road for about 7km to Eramuthukelle where a Hindu kovil (temple) sits atop a rock formation. The fall is behind the kovil.