Gampola is a small town that is located in the Kandy District. Nestled in the Central Province of Sri Lanka, the town is governed by the Urban Council. In the mid 14th century, the King Buwanekabahu IV made Gampola the capital of the island. This island was ruled for four years by the King. The last king of the region was the King Buwanekabahu V. He was in charge of the island for some 3 decades. A separate city was built in Kotte during the same time by a noble referred to as the Alagakkonara. In the Saliyalapura Temple of Gampola the longest sleeping Buddha statue is located which attracts a number of Buddha followers.
Gampola is a very small town of Kandy so there are barely few attractions found in this region. However, the little attractions that it does have can capture your eye. So, why not visit the place and decide for yourself? You can be assured to find some phenomenal tourist attractions located here. So, do go ahead and plan a visit.