10 Best Places in Sri Lanka for a Perfect Holiday

10 Best Places in Sri Lanka for a Perfect Holiday

Sri Lanka is an island country in south Asia. Ceylon is the old name of this country. Sinhalese is its official language. It is covered with an area of 65,610 km2 (25,332 sq mi). The currency is Sri Lankan rupee. The most popular religion is Buddhism. Sri Lankan economy is heavily dependent upon on tourism, hence there are lots of places in the country to attract tourist from all over the world. Here the ten best places in the country are listed.


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1. Colombo

Colombo is the largest city and commercial capital of Sri Lanka. It is a busy and lively city. It is a multi ethnic and multi culture city; People are mix of several ethnic groups. The Major attractions are Galle Face Green, Gangaramaya temple (Most popular temple in Colombo, exhibiting a mixture of Sri Lankan, Indian, Chinese and Thai architecture, The Viharamaha Devi Park (Largest Park in the city with a large Buddha statue).

2. Kandy

Kandy is a big city in Sri Lanka. It is situated on a plateau covered by mountains. It has many attractions to invite tourist at any time of year, but still Kandy is famous for great Kandy Esala Perahera. The festival takes place over ten days at the end of month of Esala (around July/August). The city has marvelous boutique hotels. There is Kandy Lake (Bogambara Lake), famous for strolling. It is also known for Buddhist sites, especially (Sri Dalada Maligawa) the Temple of the Tooth.

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3. Galle

Galle is an important city located at southwestern tip in Sri Lanka. Galle is famous for increasing art and trade. There is a cricket stadium (Galle International Stadium), it is known to be one of the most visually attractive cricket grounds in the world. It is a city of working people: there are courts, export companies, administrative offices etc.

4. Jaffna

Jaffna is the capital of the Northern Province of Sri Lanka. It is a base of Hindu tradition, art and creative culture. With decline of LTTE (Terrorist organization) tourist are coming to this place. City has magnificent temples and churches.

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5. Anuradhapura

Anuradhapura is a capital city of the Northern central province of Sri Lanka. It is a holy place with plenty of Buddha site. It is a pleasant and ancient city with a big collection of architectural and archaeological wonders. City is full of temples and ancient pools.

6. NuwaraEliya

NuwaraEliya

NuwaraEliya is a city in Central Province, Sri Lanka. The name of the city is "city of light" or "city on the plain (table land)". Town is very busy, especially in the month of April as it is Sinhalese and Tamil new year. Main attractions are motor racing and horse racing events.  City is also considered good for boating and fishing. The city has a visually attractive landscape and city is covered with beautiful vegetables, fruits and flowers.

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7. Kitulgala

Kitulgala is a small city in Sri Lanka and is also known as sports capital of Sri Lanka. Hence most of the tourists are young and energetic. People come for bird watching, jungle trekking, cave exploration and white-water rafting.

8. Dambulla

Dambulla is a big town of Sri Lanka. Rangiri Dambulla International stadium and its numerous caves are the city’s biggest attraction. There is Dambulla cave temple which is the best cave temple complex in Sri Lanka. It contains statues and paintings, most of them are related to Buddha and his life. There are 3 statues of Sri Lankan kings, 153 Buddha statues, four statues of god and goddess out of which two statues are of Hindu Gods (Vishnu and Ganesh).

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9. Negombo

Negombo is the fifth largest city of Sri Lanka. Negombo means "Group of Bees". The place has nice hotels and restaurants. It is Sri Lanka second-largest fish market. It is a beach town and thus offers one of the best beaches in Sri Lanka. Generally visitors come for water-sport and fishing.

10. Unawatuna

Unawatuna

Unawatuna is a coastal town in Sri Lanka. It is located at an elevation of 5 meters (16 ft) above the sea level. The city is a major tourist attraction. The City is famous for corals and its beautiful beaches. The city is known for Coral reefs and Unawatuna Beach, Japanese Peace Pagoda, Turtle hatcheries and Japanese Peace Pagoda.

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