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Explore Pettah in Sri Lanka.

Pettah in the region of Western is a place in Sri Lanka close to Colombo, the country's capital city.

Map of the area of Pettah in Sri Lanka

Current time in Pettah is now 01:05 AM (Monday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Colombo" with an UTC offset of 5.5 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Trincomalee, Pettah, Peliyagoda, Maharagama, Kurunegala or Janadhipathy Medura. Since you are here already, make sure to check out . We saw some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

32°C / 89 °F Sky is clear
Morning Temperature 29°C / 84 °F
Evening Temperature 30°C / 86 °F
Night Temperature 25°C / 78 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 91%
Air Pressure 1025 hPa
Wind Speed Fresh Breeze with 13 km/h (8 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Monday, 18th of December 2017
Sky is clear, fresh breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 29°C (84 °F)
Night: 26°C (78 °F)
Tuesday, 19th of December 2017
Moderate rain, moderate breeze, broken clouds.
Moderate rain Day: 26°C (80 °F)
Night: 25°C (77 °F)
Wednesday, 20th of December 2017
Light rain, calm, few clouds.
Light rain Day: 28°C (82 °F)
Night: 24°C (75 °F)

Videos

Pettah Market in Colombo Sri Lanka 2012

06:33 min ( June 28, 2012 by durbanbay)
Views: 511 - Rating: 5/5

Pettah Market (we learned later) is a whole sale market. We got there on a Friday Morning in the middle of the morning hustle and bustle. We stopped at the Hindu Temple, the Mosque, walked through the...

Sri Lanka's flyover experience

06:20 min ( August 07, 2012 by Young Asia Televsion)
Views: 6,963 - Rating: 4.6/5

The Government has given high priority to infrastructure development in Sri Lanka. City planners across the country however have a big role in ensuring that it is measured in terms of long term sustai...


Things To Do in Colombo City Sri Lanka ...

05:11 min ( November 24, 2011 by migrationology)
Views: 143,115 - Rating: 4.57172/5

Visit my website migrationology.com now! Things to do in Colombo, Sri Lanka! Welcome to Colombo - the capital and largest city on the island of Sri Lanka! This is a travel video about the famous thing...

Sri Lanka Ceylon Colombo Downtown traf...

02:30 min ( December 26, 2010 by NickVenture1)
Views: 5,664 - Rating: 1/5

Just a snapshot of an ordinary crossroad somewhere in always busy downtown Colombo. About Colombo: Colombo (Sinhala: , pronounced [ˈkoləmbə]; Tamil: ) is the largest city and former capital of Sri ...


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Upcomming Local Events

A brief summary of interesting events comming up in Pettah during the next days.

23
Jan
2018

GLOBAL VENDOR TRADE ZONES SRI LANKA

Beginning: 10:00 am (10:00).
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GLOBAL VENDOR TRADE ZONES SRI LANKA

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24
Jan
2018

GLOBAL VENDOR TRADE ZONES SRI LANKA

Beginning: 10:00 am (10:00).
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27
Jan
2018

GLOBAL VENDOR TRADE ZONES SRI LANKA

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31
Jan
2018

GLOBAL VENDOR TRADE ZONES SRI LANKA

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01
Feb
2018

GLOBAL VENDOR TRADE ZONES SRI LANKA

Beginning: 10:00 am (10:00).
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15
Feb
2018

The 2nd International Conference On Climate Change 2018

Beginning: 08:00 am (08:00).
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27
Feb
2018

GLOBAL VENDOR TRADE ZONES SRI LANKA

Beginning: 10:00 am (10:00).
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28
Feb
2018

GLOBAL VENDOR TRADE ZONES SRI LANKA

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08
Mar
2018

The 3rd International Conference On Bioscience And Biotechnology - 2018

Beginning: 08:00 am (08:00).
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Interesting facts about this location

HMS Tenedos (H04)

HMS Tenedos was an Admiralty 'S' class destroyer. Laid down on 6 December 1917, she was constructed by Hawthorn Leslie of Tyne, and was completed in 1918. She was commissioned in 1919 and served throughout the interwar period. On December 10, 1941, she became part of the Force Z British Eastern Fleet task force, tasked with disrupting invading Japanese convoys. She was one of the escorts of the capital ships assigned to the mission, HMS Prince of Wales and HMS Repulse.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 6.94, 79.85 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:1918 ships, S-class destroyers (1916) of the Royal Navy, Ships sunk by aircraft, Tyne-built ships, World War I destroyers of the United Kingdom, World War II destroyers of the United Kingdom, World War II shipwrecks in the Indian Ocean

Central Bank bombing

The Central Bank bombing was one of the deadliest terrorist attacks carried out by the LTTE during the Separatist civil war in Sri Lanka between the government and the Tamil Tigers. The attack took place on January 31, 1996, in the Sri Lankan city of Colombo. A lorry (42-6452) containing about 440 pounds of high explosives crashed through the main gate of the Central Bank, a seaside high-rise which managed most of the financial business of the country.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 6.94, 79.85 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:1996 in Sri Lanka, Car and truck bombings in Sri Lanka, Civilian massacres in Sri Lanka, Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam attacks in Eelam War III, Mass murder in 1996, Suicide bombings in Sri Lanka, Terrorist incidents in 1996

Sugathadasa Stadium

Sugathadasa Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Colombo, Sri Lanka. It is currently used mostly for football matches and athletic tournaments. The stadium holds 25,000 people, and has an on-site hotel.

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Located at 6.94, 79.85 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Football venues in Sri Lanka, Multi-purpose stadiums in Sri Lanka, Sports venues in Colombo

R. Premadasa Stadium

R. Premadasa Stadium (Sinhala: ආර්. ප්‍රේමදාස ක්‍රීඩාංගනය, Tamil: ஆர். பிரேமதாச ஸ்டேடியம்; also known as Khettarama Stadium, Ranasinghe Premadasa Stadium or simply as the Premadasa Stadium) is a cricket stadium on Khettarama Road, Maligawatta, Colombo, Sri Lanka. The stadium was, before June 1994, known as the Khettarama Cricket Stadium and is today one of the main venues where the Sri Lankan cricket team play, having hosted more than 100 one day international matches.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 6.94, 79.85 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Cricket grounds in Colombo, Test cricket grounds in Sri Lanka

Ananda College

Ananda College, Colombo, was established on November 1, 1886, by the Buddhist Theosophical Society led by Colonel Henry Steel Olcott. Ananda College is a National School, which provides primary and secondary education.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 6.94, 79.85 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Boys' schools in Sri Lanka, Buddhist schools in Sri Lanka, Educational institutions established in 1886, National schools in Sri Lanka, Schools in Colombo, Schools with a Cadet Corps

Quote of the moment

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