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Friday, September 12, 2014

Meemure village is endowed with exceptional natural beauty

Meemure is a village in Sri Lanka with a population of about 400. the It is located near the border between the Kandy District and Matale District in the Knuckles Mountain Range. Meemure is one of the most remotest villages in Sri Lanka with the only access via a 14km (8.7mile) trail from the town of Loolwatte. There is no cellular service available in the village,but a CDMA telephone service is available. There is no direct mail delivery to the village; a villager journeys each day to Thapal Junction literally meaning Mail Junction) to exchange incoming and outgoing postal mail with a postman.

Paddy fields in the Meemure Village

Lakegala mountain is in Meemure village and is considered the place where King Ravana lifted the Dhadu Monara or Dhandu Monara. Residents of the village depend on several staple crops including pepper, cardamom, paddy and ginger.Meemure village is endowed with exceptional natural beauty.

It is rich with natural beauty and a traditional Sri Lankan lifestyle which speaks volumes for the biodiversity of the area

The distance from Colombo capital to Meemure is about 175km.

 This is the way from Kandy to Meemure , You need to turn left from Hunnasgiriya 

Meemure is approximately a seven hour drive from Colombo, in an off road vehicle. The nearest Police station is Teldeniya Police. On your way to Meemure from Colombo you can see many natural sceneries; among them are as follows

  • Hulu Ganga (River) 
  • Victoria Reservoir
  • Teldeniya New Town (Teldeniya was flooded in filling the Reservoir behind the Victoria Dam, Mahaweli Project)
  • Dothalugala Forest and Botanical Garden
  • Mini Worlds End
  • Coberts Gap (Attala Mottuwa) a place where there is plenty lot of wind blowing to the other side.

Thanks to sundayobserver 

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