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Wilpattu National Park: Spot Leopards on Your Safari

Wilpattu National Park: Spot Leopards on Your Safari

Wilpattu National Park, located in the northwest of Sri Lanka, stands as one of the country's oldest and largest national parks. Established in 1938, the park spans approximately 1,317 square kilometers, making it a haven for nature lovers and wildlife enthusiasts. The name 'Wilpattu' translates to 'land of lakes,' a nod to the numerous natural [...]
Jetavanaramaya Stupa: The Wonder of Ancient Sri Lanka

Jetavanaramaya Stupa: The Wonder of Ancient Sri Lanka

The Jetavanaramaya Stupa, also known as the Jetavanarama or Jetavana, is a historic Buddhist stupa located in the ancient city of Anuradhapura, which was once the capital of the Anuradhapura Kingdom in Sri Lanka. This magnificent structure is one of the most iconic and significant monuments in Sri Lankan Buddhist history, standing as a testament [...]
Anuradhapura Ancient City: A UNESCO World Heritage Site in Sri Lanka

Anuradhapura Ancient City: A UNESCO World Heritage Site in Sri Lanka

Anuradhapura Ancient City, the inaugural capital of Sri Lanka, was founded in the 4th century BC and served as the regal seat for 119 successive Singhalese monarchs for over 1,500 years. Today, the ruins of this ancient city are a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the most popular tourist destinations in Sri Lanka. [...]
Sandakada Pahana

Sandakada Pahana Anuradhapura

In English language, we call this as Moonstone. This is a half circle stone carving. Hence, the name came for this by the name of half-moon the "Sandakada pahana". This is a famous carving in many ancient architectures. Hence most of the entrances of Buddhist pilgrimages we see sandakada pahana (moonstone). In addition to sandakada [...]
Samadhi Statue Anuradhapura

Samadhi Statue Anuradhapura

Samadhi Statue is in Mahamewna Uyana of Anuradhapura. This statue shows Dhyana Mudra. Almost every Buddhist in the world knows this pose of Dhyana Mudra in practicing meditation. Furthermore, this is the most abundant pose seeing among the Buddha statues. In addition, Samadhi Statue Anuradhapura is 7 feet and 3 inches high. And made out [...]
Isurumuniya Anuradhapura

Isurumuniya Anuradhapura

Isurumuniya is one of the most visiting place among the places to visit in Anuradhapura ancient city. Anuradhapura was the first kingdom of ancient Sri Lanka. Founder of the kingdom was King PANDUKABHAYA. His ruling period is dating back to 380 B.C. Furthermore, Anuradhapura is the most long-lasted kingdom of Sri Lanka. In addition to [...]
Twin Ponds Anuradhapura - Kuttam pokuna

Twin Ponds Anuradhapura (Kuttam Pokuna)

Twin Ponds Anuradhapura is an amazing ancient Sinhalese architecture. These two ponds show the enormous skill of our ancient designers and architects. Twin ponds belong to the Anuradhapura kingdom and at the beginning, it constructed for sanitary purposes of the monks of ABHAYAGIRIYA monastery. According to the archeologists, there was large number of ponds around [...]
Lovamahapaya in Anuradhapura Sri Lanka Economy Tours

Lovamahapaya in Anuradhapura

Lovamahapaya is the POHOYA house of MAHA VIHARA monastery in Anuradhapura. Hence, this is an ancient building. King Dutugemunu donated this for the Buddhist monks during his ruling period. In addition to that, the Lovamahapaya is a copper structure, and the roof covering with clay tiles. More Facts about Lovamahapaya Lovamahapaya is in between the [...]
Abhayagiriya in Anuradhapura - Sri Lanka Economy Tours

Abhayagiriya in Anuradhapura

Abhayagiriya is one of the Buddhist monasteries in Anuradhapura. King Valagamba built it in the first century BC. Hence, this was perfectly performing monastery until eleventh century AD. In fact, this is a perfectly designed monastery filled with various ancient arts. Furthermore, this was an ancient university of Buddhists. Hence, this was a perfect place [...]
Ruwanweliseya Stupa Sri Lanka Economy Tours

Tour to Ruwanweliseya Stupa

Ruwanweliseya stupa is located in Anuradhapura. This is one of the main pilgrimages of Buddhists in Sri Lanka. This is a stupa. It is hemispherical in shape. White washed Ruwanweliseya stupa is one of the most distant sights in Anuradhapura. This is a beautiful and calm place. However, crowded in Poya days and weekends. Ruwanweliseya [...]

Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi of Anuradhapura

Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi is one of the main pilgrimage of Buddhists. This is a sacred tree. Botanical name of this tree is Ficus religiosa. And, Sri Lankans say the "Bo Tree". Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi tree is one of the famous travel location in Sri Lanka. Everyone who travels Anuradhapura will never miss this [...]
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