Gampaha District - Gampaha
Gampaha is the District Capital of Gampaha District in the Western Province and is a principal town around Colombo. It is about 10 km. from Miriswatte on the Colombo Kandy Road Gampaha is connected by road to Miriswatte , Yakkala Ja Ela and Minuwangoda . Henarthgoda Botanical Gardens where the first rubber tree planted in Sri Lanka is still present is located close to Gampaha Town. Gampaha can be reached by Railway along Colombo Polgahawela Railway. Gampaha has a Railway Station. Gampaha is well known all over Sri Lanka for sale of imported second hand vehicles. Gampaha is the home of the famous Ayurveda Physician Wickremarachci who produced hundreds of Ayurveda Physicians who came to be known as Ayurveda Physicians of Gampaha. They are still found all over Sri Lanka.