Sri Lanka tourist attractions

sri lanka tourist attractions

Sri Lanka is the most popular destination for holidays in Southern Asia. This tropical island is only 65,610 square kilometers in extent, but endowed with immense amount of natural and man-made attractions. The beautiful beaches around the country are more than 1300 km in length and it is the most fascinating tourist attraction in the island. But, Sri Lanka is not only suitable beach holidays but also for all other branches of tourism industry such as adventure holidays, nature holidays, cultural tours, and health tourism. Sri Lanka inherits one of the most ancient cultures in the world and it is dating back to many thousands of years. The archeological sites in north-central province of Sri Lanka hold the evidences of these great cultures, which flourished on the soil of Sri Lanka. Engineers and artisans of the modern era are astounded to see the palaces, dagobas, temples, gardens and many other artistic works archived by the ancient people of Sri Lanka. Following is a list of tourist attraction in Sri Lanka, which is most popular in Sri Lanka.

Historical and Cultural attractions

Anuradhapura

Dambulla

Galle

Kandy

Sigiriya

Ratnapura

Trincomalee

Adam’s Peak

Jaffna

Polonnaruwa

Colombo

Katunayake

Beaches

Arugam Bay

Batticaloa

Beruwala

Bentota

Hambantota

Hikkaduwa

Kalkudah

Kalpitiya

Matara

Negombo

Nilaveli

Pasikudah

Unawatuna

National Parks and Reserves

Horton Plains

Bundala National Park

Ella

Kitulgala

Mannar

Knuckles Range

Minneriya Natinal park

Nuwara Eliya

Elephant orphanage Pinnawela

Sinharaja Nature reserve

Puttalam

Wilpattu National Park

Madu ganga

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About Sanjeewa Padmal Sri Lanka Holidays Author

I am Sanjeewa Padmal Punchihewa, a freelance software engineer, freelance National Tourist Guide Lecturer and part time blogger from Colombo, Sri Lanka. Please feel free to write me on the following email addresses for any further information on this topic. If you wish to visit this place, please write us, I am glad to help you. holiday@urlaub-sr-lanka.info, sanjeewa@urlaub-sr-lanka.info
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