After the fall of Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa became the next kingdom of Sri Lanka in 1070 AD. This transfer of kingdoms is considered as a strategic important move because of the success that the country faced after shifting the capital from Anuradhapura to Polonnaruwa. The first king of Polonnaruwa was king
Located in the southwest corner of the island, Galle Fort stands as an icon of historical pride in the city of Galle. The construction was initiated by the Portuguese in 16th century, continued by Dutch in 17th century and further maintained by British in 19th century. Today there are about
Aukana Buddha statue is the tallest ancient Buddha statue and situated near Kala Wewa in Dambulla. This is a pure rock statue in” Asisa Mudra” or the posture of blessing. This is a wonderful masterpiece of art because the skillful carvings of the Lord Buddha’s robe and the face’s impassive
When you travel seven miles from Colombo and reach the holy city of Kelaniya, you will find Kelani Raja Maha Vihara which is a well- known sacred site. On the eighth year after the Enlightenment, Lord Buddha has visited this sacred site, remarking the third and the last visit to
Kandy is the second largest city of the island and the capital of the Central province. The pleasant and the comfortable ambiance with forested hills and tea plantations make Kandy a loving place to visit. Kandy is not only important in its historical background but also in its natural beauty.
Anuradhapura is one of the famous historical cities in Sri Lanka, having the reputation as the center of the island’s Buddhist civilization. It was the capital of Sri Lanka from around 4th century BC to the 11th century AD. As a result of its thriving economy in those days, Anuradhapura
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