Monara Gala Mountain is the highest peak in the Pussellawa area in the Nuwara Eliya District in the Central Province of Sri Lanka. Peacock Hill, 151 m above sea level, is a mountain range with beautiful surroundings. Peacock Mountain is one of the most scenic spots in Kotmale and it is located in Gampola, Pusselwa. Ambulawa, Dolosbage Range, Nawalapitiya Town, Nuwara Eliya beauty can be absorbed.
It is said that the name Monaragala was given because it can be seen in the shape of a peacock.
At the top of the hill is a section of rock that protrudes from the main ridge. That part looks like the head and neck of a peacock at the top of a mountain. If you want to get there, you have to go further along the rock and go down a little. That's the most beautiful place on the top of the hill. But from there there are slopes on all three sides. It is better to be careful.
has it that Prince Dutugemunu came from Magama and farmed in the Kotmale area for many years. It is said that the prince lived in a village called Kotagepitiya at the foot of this mountain. Legend has it that he had a discussion with the Suranimala giant who brought information to Prince Gemunu through a rock from Mount Monaragala.