Dating back to over 7,000 years, Sigiriya portrays the ancient
architectural tradition of Sri Lanka. It is the best preserved city
centre in Asia from the first millennium, with its combination...
Nilaveli and Uppuveli are two of the most popular beaches inside
the beautiful port of Trincomalee. Trinco, as it is most commonly
called is known for its tea plantations, fishing and houses one of
the oldest known hindu temples of Sri Lanka.
It was only for half a century that Kurunegala remained the royal
capital , starting with the reign of Buvanekabahu II (1293-1302)
followed by Parakramabahu IV (1302-1326). Today, it is an important
The north of Sri Lanka, ending up in the Jaffna Peninsula, is the
country's Tamil heartland has been in news for the wrong reasons,
for it is the focus of the horrific civil war of the 1980s and
Founded in the 16th century by the Portuguese, Galle reached the
height of its development in the 18th century, before the arrival of
the British. It is the quintessence of a fortified city built ...
Just 12 km. south of Colombo along the road to Galle lies Mount
Lavinia, the famous beach resort of Sri Lanka. It is an immediate
city suburb and the beach lying alongside a wind swept headland ...