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Handessa overview

Handessa is known for its rich culture. Spend a relaxing day at Royal Botanical Garden when the weather is nice. Check out local attractions like Suriyakantha Centre d'Art et de Culture and Lankatilake Temple. Whatever you're into, Handessa has something for you.

Where to stay in Handessa

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Handessa has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Handessa with Hotels.com by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Handessa hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Handessa hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Handessa

Fly in to Colombo (CMB-Bandaranaike Intl.), 48 mi (77.2 km) from downtown Handessa.

What to see around Handessa

The area's local highlights include its local culture and places like:
  • • Suriyakantha Centre d'Art et de Culture
  • • Ceylon Tea Museum
  • • National Museum
  • • International Buddhist Museum
Here are some favorite choices:
  • • Lankatilake Temple
  • • Embekke Temple
  • • Embekka Devale
  • • Dhamma Kuta Vipassana Meditation Centre
  • • Gadaladeniya Temple

When to visit Handessa

If you're still deciding when to visit, here are the seasonal norms to help you plan:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 91°F day, 72°F night
  • April-June: 91°F day, 76°F night
  • July-September: 87°F day, 76°F night
  • October-December: 89°F day, 73°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 0.35 inches
  • April-June: 0.47 inches
  • July-September: 1.06 inches
  • October-December: 0.55 inches
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