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Sri Dalada Maligawa

The temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic or Sri Dalada Maligawa in Kandy is a vital place of worship for Buddhists across the world and by today has become an important tourist attraction. This palace is visited by Buddhist devotees from all parts of the world. Many foreign tourists used to visit Kandy during the "Esala Perahara" time which usually

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Kandy, Sri Lanka

Devon Falls

The Devon Falls is one of the most prominent waterfalls of Sri Lanka which is situated in Talawakele.  It is a massive waterfall that is 318 feet high and has several continuous cascades. Positioned in the Devon Estate, this spectacular fall lies in close proximity to the St. Clairs waterfalls as well as the Radalla waterfall.  Travellers who wish to see

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Colombo, Sri Lanka

Udawalawe National Park

  One of the most impressive animals in the open park reserve are the 400 or more elephants that can be easily seen because of the openness of the environment. There is very little to obscure the view of the various inhabitants of the park.It is most famous for the many elephants that live there (about 400 in total). During a

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Udawalawe, Sri Lanka

Anuradhapura

  One of Sri Lanka’s world heritage sites, Anuradhapura is home to the country’s tallest Dagoba. There are also remains of important ancient temples, monasteries, statues, ceremonial baths and much more. The temple of the holy Bo tree or Sri Maha Bodhi is one of the most vital places in Anuradhapura and for the entire faith of Buddhism. The sacred Bo

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Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka

Sinharaja Forest Reserve

  The famous Sinharaja Forest Reserve is known as a living heritage in Sri Lanka. Sinharaja Rain Forest (a UNESCO World Heritage Site), the last viable remnant of Sri Lanka's tropical lowland rainforest spanning an area of 18900 acres is located within Sabaragamuwa and Southern provinces of the south-west lowland wet zone of Sri Lanka. Sinharaja is bounded by rivers on

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Sinharaja, Sri Lanka

Sigiriya

  A splendid ancient rock fortress and ruins of a unique ancient castle, Sigiriya is the brainchild of King Kasyapa who ruled the country between 477and 495 AD.  The summit of this extraordinary rock is 600 feet high, above the jungles that surround the base of it.  Sigiriya is a unique witness to the civilization of Ceylon during the years of

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Sigiriya, Sri Lanka

Galle

  The name Galle is synonymous with the attractive Dutch fort, is a tropical paradise that blends in a rich heritage and immense religious value.  Due to its vibrant history and ethnic significance, UNESCO declared Galle, the capital of Southern Sri Lanka, a World Heritage Site.The southern coastal belt is the most popular among the tourists and comes to life mainly

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Galle, Sri Lanka

Cave Temple In Dambulla

  The Cave Temple in Dambulla is the largest in the country. Five major caves form this great temple which houses statues and paintings of Buddha , whereby the largest cave boasts of 48 statues. There are nearly 80 caves found in the surrounding area that were said to have been used by Buddhist Monks.Situated 148 km east of Colombo and

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Dambulla, Sri Lanka

Negombo

The major beach resort   Negombo is a beautiful beach resort on the western coast of Sri Lanka, just a short drive north of Colombo.  As it is also very close to the airport, Negombo is a convenient place to either begin or end your trip to Sri Lanka.  You can relax on beautiful beaches, view incredible sunsets and enjoy western and Sri Lankan food.

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Negombo, Sri Lanka

Puttalam

Commercialized with an essence of nature   In the north western province of Sri Lanka is the District of Puttalam and the town. The town features main tree occupations, production of salt, coconut production and fishing. Other than the commercialized aspect, Puttalam also features one of the best, largest and breath taking lagoons in Sri Lanka.

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Puttalam, Sri Lanka