|Country Sri Lanka|
Postal code 80150
|District Galle District|
Province Southern Province
|Time zone Sri Lanka Standard Time (UTC+5:30)|
Yakkalamulla is a suburb of Galle city. It is located approximately seventeen(17) kilometres from the city centre of Galle, adjacent to Makumbura on the West, Polpagoda(Imaduwa) on the South, Yakkalamulla-Akuressa road via Bangama on the East and Nabadawa on the North. It is a 3-way junction (and nearby area) which connects Yakkalamulla-Makumbura Road, Yakkalamulla-Imaduwa Road and Yakklamulla-Ketanwila(Akuressa) Road .
Map of Yakkalamulla, Sri Lanka
It is originally a working-class and farming area .
Yakkalamulla was ruled under the king of Magama.The Paragoda Raja Maha Vihara, which is situated near Yakkalamulla and built under the patronage of a king is a good example for the patronage of kings given for this region at past. This temple has a Sandakada Pahana (the semi-curved stone placed under steps of Buddhist temples) which belongs to Anuradhapura period which has no carvings(a plain one). And also the temple has one of the 32 Bo-trees sprung from the Jaya-Sri-Maha Bo Tree (Dethis Bo Ankura) being planted there. It also was planted during the Anuradhapura period. Those two evidences show that the history of this area goes to far Anuradhapura period. (In which period a kingdom was in Magama, too)
The area is served by the Yakkalamulla Post Office.
Yakkalamulla, which is an isolated town between small villages has several bus routes which can be used to access to Galle city and some other suburbs.
Bus Routes heading via Yakkalamulla to/from Galle :
Local Bus Routes terminating at Yakkalamulla :
Long Distance Bus Services terminating at Yakkalamulla operated by the SLTB:
Bus Services via Yakkalamulla :