Karapitiya

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Karapitiya [කරාපිටිය] is a suburb of the city of Galle in southern province of Sri Lanka.[1] It is located within the limits of Galle four gravets.[2]

Local Facilities[edit]

Karapitiya is famous for the Karapitiya Teaching Hospital, a well known tertiary care hospital in the country, which serves as the main clinical training institute Faculty of Medicine of University of Ruhuna.[3]

There are well known roads in Karapitiya. Some of them are Hirimbura Cross Road, Anagarika Dharmapala Mawatha (Browns Road), Peter Kiringoda Mawatha, Maitipe First, second and third lanes, Hirimbura Road,and Labuduwa Road.

Recently It has achieved a fast development with newly established branches of all of the famous banks in Sri Lanka;

Supermarkets;

  • Cargills Food City
  • Abeywickrama Food City [AFC]

Religious places and History[edit]

The temple which is known as Purana Sunandaramaya is situated in front of the hospital. Sri Sudharmaramaya is a famous ancient temple located at Ma itipe, Karapitiya. Sri Dheerananada Dhamma School located there serves the society.

Public Transport[edit]

Bus Services[edit]

There are several routes heading to/from Galle to/from Karapitiya and also via Karapitiya.

Bus Routes heading via Karapitiya to/from Galle :

  • 407 - Mapalagama
  • 407.1 - Talawa
  • 407/3 - Panangala
  • 382 - Akuressa
  • 382/1 - Yakkalamulla
  • 382/2 - Imaduwa
  • 382/3 - Yakkalamulla
  • 383 - Sittrus junction
  • 383/4 - Mulana
  • 383/1 - Poddala
  • 513 - Poddala
  • 504/1 - Poddala
  • 404/2 - Pitigala
  • 386/2 - Alpitiya
  • 372/1 - Yakkalamulla
  • 378 - Baddegama
  • 395 - Kahaduwa

Bus Routes terminating at Karapitiya

  • 381 - Galle
  • 375/A - Akuressa
  • 380/2 - Aluthwala
  • 386/4 - Alpitiya
  • 388/7 - Ambalangoda

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