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Ancient Buildings that Comparable to Pyramids

Pyramids are some of the most popular ancient constructions in the world. The biggest pyramid in Giza (Pyramid of Khufu) is the most ancient of all seven historical world wonders too. These historical attractions are well known around the world … Continue reading

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Cultural triangle of Sri Lanka

What is the cultural triangle? Sri Lanka, the most popular tourist destination in southern Asia has large number of historical attractions. Most of these historical places are top-notch holiday attractions in the country.  Most of these historical places are concentrated … Continue reading

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Sri Lanka Tourist Attractions in Anuradhapura

Isurumuniya is one of the most important Buddhist religious as well as tourist attractions in the ancient city of Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka. Even though Isurumuniya is not one of the eight holy places within the borders of Anuradhapura, this tourist attractions … Continue reading

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The Gigantic Kalawewa of Anuradhapura

There is no other irrigation work in such a magnitude size like Kalawewa in whole Anuradhapura district in North-central province of Sri Lanka. The water mass stored by this reservoir is capable of irrigating thousands of acres of fields throughout … Continue reading

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Kurunegala a flavor of its own

Kurunegala is a bustling city in the north-central province, which often bypass unnoticed by the travelers, because, Kurunegala is not a top notch holiday destination in Sri Lanka.  People, who travel to holiday destinations in east, south-east, north and north-east of … Continue reading

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Masterpieces of Sinhalese Arts – Isurumuni Lovers, Anuradhapura

Isurumuni Lovers Visiting Anuradhapura is a top most priority for any holiday maker in Sri Lanka. Being the most historical city in the island Anuradhapura inherits large number of artistic works with historical value. Some of these artistic works are … Continue reading

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An example of Sri Lanka’s exquisite wood carvings

Embekke Devala is located near Kandy, in the central province of Sri Lanka and it is a masterpiece of wood carving of ancient artisans.. The temple is most popular for its exquisite wood carving dating back to 1300’s. But, this … Continue reading

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The lost city of Polonnaruwa

Polonnaruwa is a leading tourist attraction in the north-central province of Sri Lanka. The city can be easily reached from Colombo by bus or train. There are regular buses and trains to Batticaloa via Polonnaruwa. The tourist accommodation in Polonnaruwa … Continue reading

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The Ravana cave of Karadagolla

“This cave covers a huge area and can accommodate large number of people, on one side of the cave is an open place while on the opposite side of it is a pond. Large number of artifacts and many Buddha … Continue reading

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Some Colorful Phrases of Sigiriya Graffiti

The smooth inner surface of sigiriya gallery wall which bears a shine even to this day is dating back to 5th century AD. It shows the advanced building techniques used by the ancient Sri Lankan engineers. So called Sigiriya Graffiti … Continue reading

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