This 15m fall in Thunmodara in Hanwella is is situated 48 km from Colombo. The waterfall is a popular bathing location for those around Colombo and its popularity has made it victim for its own success.
According to folklore, the Kumari Ella Fall derives its name from King Sitawake Rajasinhe’s daughter, Kumari, as she is said to have drowned in the water.
The Ella Uda Ella Falls is located in the Colombo District, Avissawella Electorate at Hanwella. To reach it, take the Hanwella road and turn off near the Thummodara Old Bridge, then continue for a further 10km to the Illuovita area.
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