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Sri Lanka Attractions

What to See in Sri Lanka

Apart from being a tropical island, which offer all the attractions related to this status – Sri Lanka has a long and rich cultural, religious and artistic history.

The island’s Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam and Christianity have resulted in many temples, mosques and churches which nowadays are great tourist draws.

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Most popular Attractions

  • Anuradhapura Sacred City

    Anuradhapura Sacred City

    Famous as one of Sri Lanka’s ancient capitals, the sacred city of Anuradhapura is popular for its preservation of ruins Read More»

  • Dambulla Cave Temple

    Dambulla Cave Temple

    Dambulla Cave Temple, situated in the town of Dambulla, 150km east of Colombo and located in the arid Northern Plains, Read More»

  • Hikkaduwa

    Hikkaduwa

    Hikkaduwa, almost 20km northwest of Galle and approximately 100km away from Colombo, Hikkaduwa Beach was one of the Read More»

  • Ancient City of Polonnaruwa

    Ancient City of Polonnaruwa

    Located in northern Sri Lanka is the second-oldest city on the island, Polonnaruwa. In fact, Anuradhapura was succeeded Read More»

  • The Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic

    The Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic

    The Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, or Sri Dalada Maligawa, as it is known locally, is one of the most-visited Read More»

  • Uda Walawe Elephant Transit Home

    Uda Walawe Elephant Transit Home

    Owned by the DWLC, or the Department of Wild Life Conservation, the Elephant Transit Home was established in 1995 as a Read More»

Attractions by Areas

Top 10 Things to Do in Sri Lanka

Top 10 Things to Do

Called the Jewel of the Indian Ocean, Sri Lanka is blessed with stellar scenery and well-kept cultural and historical Read More...

Bentota Attractions

Bentota Attractions

A beautiful Temple dating from the 12th century. It is said to have been built by Parakramabahu the Great. There is a Read More...

Beruwela Attractions

Beruwela Attractions

Msjid-ul-Abrar is the oldest mosque in Sri Lanka and does merit a visit. It is also known as the Kachimalani Mosque and Read More...

Colombo Attractions

Colombo Attractions

Colombo has a wide range of attractions waiting for you. The colonial era and the island’s rich historical heritage have Read More...

Galle Attractions

Galle Attractions

Founded in the 16th century, this town was overtaken by Portuguese seamen. Then the Dutch took over in 1640. The British Read More...

Kandy Attractions

Kandy Attractions

A major attraction in Kandy, Sri Dalada Maligawa has a tooth relic of the Lord Buddha displayed once every six years. Read More...

Negombo Attractions

Negombo Attractions

The Dutch influence is hard to miss in the little town of Negombo. While the old Dutch Fort is still alive with a number Read More...

Nuwara Eliya Attractions

Nuwara Eliya Attractions

Victoria Park is a good place to spend a couple of hours. Plants here include varieties from the rain forests and an Read More...

Sigiriya Attractions

Sigiriya Attractions

Today, even though the entire fortress is in ruins, it is the only major attraction that the town of Sigiriya boasts of. Read More...

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