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Sri Lanka’s cultural and historical treasures and natural riches.They’re proud of their heritage and culture. Capital city the rocking city.
After ending civil war with Tamil Tigers in 2009, Srilanka is developing tourism for world travelers.
The Udawalawe Elephant Transit Home was established in 1995 by the Sri Lanka Department of Wildlife Conservation, and its primary objective is to rehabilitate orphaned elephant calves into the wild.
Sri Lanka is situated in the middle of the Indian Ocean and to the south of the Indian peninsula. Sri Lanka was the only favourite port of call for re-victualling and water for the mariner sea borne from west to east and vice versa.
Kandyan dancing and drumming is what Sri Lanka is best known for all over the world. This art form originates as part of a night-long ceremony and the art flourished under the Kings as a sign of prestige and entertainment. All genres of dance are accompanied by drumming which can reac...
Traditional belief among Sinhala Buddhists is that the peak holds the footprint of Gautama Buddha. However, various other religious groups too lay claim to it according to their own creeds.
According to the Sri Lankan Chronicles, Sigiriya was the fortress - palace built by King Kassapa 1 in the late 5th century. Inscriptions dating from the 3rd century BC found in the caves surrounding the area indicate the presence of ascetic monks. Moreover, there are more than 700 poe...
1005 hectares of Na (ironwood) forest and 72 other healing plants; massive pink quartz mountain, well known for its healing properties; largest plant fossil deposits in Sri Lanka; archaeological reserve with ruins of ancient monastery and palace; diverse wild life. It is a national tr...
Kandy is the hill capital in Sri Lanka with a long history. It is the most famous for its Temple of the Tooth, where the Sacred Tooth Relic of the Lord Buddha is kept. This wonderful festival is held honoring the sacred tooth relic. This grand festival is now 235 years old.
Thinking about a way to escape the tiresome daily life? Do you want to relax but explore many things at the same time? Do you like discovering new cultures, tasting new food, trying new things? Then there is a small paradise in southern Asia Full of golden paddy fields, lakes, rivers...
Pahiyangala, living natural legend in Sri Lanka is most probably the largest natural cave in Asia. The name Pahiyangala is coined from the name of Fa Hsien who paid a visit here in 5th century. You are visiting a place where our ancestors were inhabited some 37,000 years ago. Make sur...
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