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Under this category "attractions in Sri Lanka," we cover important tourist attractions to be found on the island.

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    Ambalangoda Sri Lanka

    Ambalangoda is more popular as a working beach with an ancient fishing culture than a holiday spot, and this is not a beach where you encounter hordes of foreign tourist gaping at the sky, neither little kids are making sandcastles on the beach. The beach of Ambalangoda is calm and quiet yet very attractive due to the show-white sandy beach. As the dawn approached the light from many dozens of boats blink on the horizon, while many people, most of them are fishers, hike their sarong to sit and patiently wait until their work begins. When the nicely painted boats hit the shoreline, a group of men pull them in,…

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    Golden Temple of Polgahawela, Mahamevnawa

    Golden Temple of Polgahawela is situated in the North-central province of Sri Lanka. You might feel like been to a Buddhist temple in Thailand because it looks a lot different than usual Sri Lankan temples. The entire temple is lavishly decorated with gold colour, this is somewhat unusual to Sri Lankan devotees, and however, the temple is visited by a large number of Sri Lankan Buddhist people. The golden cave temple of Polgahawela is the main branch of Mahamevnawa temple network, which comprised of 40 Buddhist temples. A large number of temples belong to Mahamevnawa temple network are located in Sri Lanka while branches are to be found in foreign…

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    Galle Lighthouse – the Construction that Saved Million of Ships

    A new kind of lens was invested by Augustin Frensel in the 1820s and it was first installed in France’s Cordouan lighthouse. This magic lens, illuminated by an oil lamp, enabled the ships to find safe passage on the sea. Since the very early days, lighted beacons have shown the ships a safe path to reach the destinations. At the beginning of the history of the lighthouse, a fire was set up on a hilltop, which was a warning for ships that they were about to teach a Land. Over time, a mechanism was developed using a set of mirrors and burning coal or oil lamp to power the signals,…

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    10 Buddhist pilgrimage sites in Sri Lanka

    This article is about Buddhist pilgrimage sites in sri Lanka, which should be given in prominent place on the Sri Lanka Buddhist tours. The tour operators of Sri Lanka includes most of these places in the regular Sri Lanka Buddhist tour, however few of them do not show up in Sri Lanka Buddhist tour packages due to few reasons such as remoteness and lack of availability of facilities and infrastructure (roads, hotels, restaurants) in those places. However, the first six places shown below can be easily reached from Colombo, in fact, that places show up in the Sri Lanka Buddhist tour very often. What are the Buddhist pilgrimage sites in…

  • Places to Visit in Nuwara Eliya
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    Places to Visit in Nuwara Eliya in 48 hours

    Places to Visit in Nuwara Eliya Most of us probably have enjoyed a cup of freshly brewed Ceylon Tea; there cannot be any visitor, who had not an opportunity to enjoy a steaming cup of world-renowned Ceylon tea. But, most people, who know about Ceylon tea, do not know much about this colonial hill town where it grows, and even fewer people have time to visit this picturesque tea-producing locality in the country. Before Scottish planter James Tailor plant a handful of tea plants in the fertile soil of Nuwara Eliya, there was a large tract of wilderness covering entire region of Nuwara Eliya, but with the start of tea…

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    Ten Best Things to Do in Nuwara Eliya

     This article is about the ten best things to do in Nuwara Eliya, the ten best things to do in Nuwara Eliya was chosen based on the reviews collected by seerendipity tours from its customers. Nuwara Eliya is one of the most popular holiday destinations in Sri Lanka and attracts hundreds of thousands of local as well as foreign travellers every year. The documented history of Nuwara Eliya goes back to around 7000 years and the city is closely connected to Ramayana. Even though it has such a long history, Nuwara Eliya loses out its importance as a historical city compared to places like Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa, Sigiriya and Dambulla due…