Peradeniya railway station is famous and main railway station of upcountry Sri Lanka. Three hours journey to Kandy by Train. Udarata Manike, Podi Manike and some other trains also suitable to travel Kandy. The station consist of several platforms for several locations.
Peradeniya railway station is known as Peradeniya junction railway station. There is a turning point to Kandy - Matale and Hill Country - Badulla at Peradeniya railway station. Some trains (Udarata Manike) does not stops this station and travel Kandy and again return to Peradeniya Junction. Therefore some Colombo - Badulla trains travels 2 times in this station. Some trains not travel to Kandy and Stop Peradeniya Junction Station then travel with missing Kandy Railway station. Peradeniya railway bridge over Mahaweli River is very much important plaec at Peradeniya.
Places to visit closed to Peradeniya
- Peradeniya Botanical Garden
- University of Peradeniya
- Kandy Tooth Relic Temple
- Ambakka, Gadaladeniya and Lankathilake Temples
- Hindagala Ancient Temple
- Gannoruwa Agriculture research Center