- January 31, 2017
sri lanka heritage tour
Sri Lanka is one of the culturally rich countries of the world, whether we talk about the centuries-old history, breathtaking heritage sites or the modern history and society, the country is one of the unique countries in the world which provides the visitors with a plethora of options for the tour. The heritage sites in Sri Lanka has been one of the most visited sites in the country and people from all over the world visit the country to witness these wonders of the country. Eight sites of Sri Lanka has been included in the UNESCO World Heritage site, but we are going to brief you about some of those most visited and most beautiful heritage sites in the country.
It was one of the earliest cities and capitals of the country. According to the historian the foundation of the city was laid in the 4th century BC and evolving through the history it became one of the birthplaces of civilization and political power in South Asia. Today’s monuments, temples, archaeological sites manifest the rich past culture of the city. When you visit this city, you will be able to see and witness many monuments and refresh your soul. Some of the most visited and must-see places are Abhayagiri Dagoba, Siri Maha Bodi (oldest tree in the world), Ruvanvelisaya Dagoba, Archaeological Museum, Kuttam Pokhuna and much more. If you are looking for Cheap holiday packages to Sri Lanka for visiting this site, we are at your disposal.
This is another one of the ancient and most beautiful archeological sites of the country. It is said that this city is one of the most planned and managed archeological sites of Sri Lanka. If you are planning to visit this wonderful city you can visit places; such as the three concentric walls which were considered as fortified walls for the city, ruins of Audience Hall, Royal Citadel, Royal Pavilion, the Thumpara, Relic House, the KumaraPoukna, Council Chamber and other amazing monuments. The city is also famous for its parks and gardens where the flora and fauna of the gardens are the special things you can enjoy.
This is another one of the must-see heritage sites is the Kanda city which you shouldn’t miss during Sri Lanka cheap package holidays. Though there are many sites to visit in this city the well known and the famous site in the city is the well-known temple which is also known as the temple of the tooth; this is the main attraction of the city where one of Buddha’s teeth has been kept.
There are different perceptions and stories related to this temple which narrates that the tooth of the Buddha was actually kept in India and after the war, it was brought to Sri Lanka. A belief grew that whoever possessed the tooth relic had a divine right to rule that land. The kings fought several wars to save the relic from other king’s invasions and were finally brought to Kandy. Here the relic has been kept in the temple and the devotees and the tourist from around the world visit this temple each year.
Sigiriya is dubbed as the 8th wonder of the world and in fact, it is the wonder which you should visit once in life. In the midst of lush green wood, the giant rock presents an alluring beauty to the visitors. This 200 m high rock fortress was actually selected by an ancient king as his capital and a palace was built on the top of the rock. Later on, after the death of the king, this site was abandoned and used as a Buddhist monastery until the 14th century.
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