Kirigalpotta is the 2nd tallest mountain in at 2,388 m above mean sea level, and is also the highest mountain in the country whose summit is accessible to the general public.

Landmarks in the Area

Nature reserve
Horton Plains National Park is a protected area in the central highlands of and is covered by montane grassland and cloud forest. is situated 2½ km east of Kirigalpotta. Photo: Chamal N, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Baker's Falls is a famous waterfall in . It is situated in on a tributary of the Belihul Oya. is situated 2½ km east of Kirigalpotta. Photo: Topchylo, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Gommolli Kanda is regarded as the 13th highest mountain in situated at 2,034 m above mean sea level. is situated 6 km southeast of Kirigalpotta. Photo:, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

Ohiya is a rural village located in Badulla District of Uva Province, Sri Lanka. is situated 9 km east of Kirigalpotta. Photo: Kapidis, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Belihuloya is a village in the Ratnapura District, Sabaragamuwa Province of . is situated 9 km south of Kirigalpotta.

Bogawantalawa is a small town in the Central province of . is situated 10 km west of Kirigalpotta.


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