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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 [...]
Gal Vihara Polonnaruwa

Gal Vihara in Polonnaruwa

Gal Vihara is an ancient Buddhist temple. Location of this enormous place is inside of Polonnaruwa ancient city. Every visitor who visits Polonnaruwa does not ever miss this place. We can see some perfectly carved Buddha statues here. Furthermore, all of those Buddha statues are stone carvings. We are sure; you will definitely surprise seeing [...]
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 [...]
Cultural Triangle Sri Lanka Map Sri Lanka Economy Tours

Cultural Triangle Sri Lanka

Cultural triangle Sri Lanka is a named area in mid country, which is in triangular. Corner points of this triangle are Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa and Kandy. Furthermore, Sri Lankan authorities named this area based on our culture. Hence, the historical places inside this triangle are thousands of years old. Moreover, cultural triangle Sri Lanka covers a [...]
Nalanda gedige Matale - Sri Lanka 6 Days Tour

Nalanda Gedige (Center of Sri Lanka)

Nalanda Gedige is a stone structure. According to the history, construction period of this amazing structure drives back to 8th and 10th century. At that time, this was a Buddhist Temple. Nalanda Gedige is the center of Sri Lanka. We can identify this Dravidian architecture as a Mahayana Buddhist temple. We find this amazing structure [...]
Polonnaruwa Ancient City Sri Lanka Economy Tours

Polonnaruwa Ancient City

Polonnaruwa is the second ancient kindgom of the Sri Lankan history. Most of the people do not know about the new town is the Kaduruwela town. Polonnaruwa is the ancient city. Kaduruwela has no tourist value. This is the commercial city. If you want to visit ancient ruins, you have to visit the old city. [...]
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 [...]
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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 [...]
Sigiriya Sri Lanka the Lion Rock Fortress

Sigiriya Sri Lanka | Sigiriya Lion Rock Fortress

Sri Lanka has many tourist locations. Among those locations Sigiriya Sri Lanka is the best place a visitor can explore. In addition to the historical importance, Sigiriya is a little bit of adventure. Why I am saying that climbing Sigiriya is an adventurous task. History of Sigiriya Lion Rock Archeologists believe, Sigiriya Lion Rock Fortress [...]
Dambulla Cave Temple Sri Lanka

Dambulla Cave Temple Sri Lanka

Dambulla cave temple is one of the major Buddhist temples in Sri Lanka. When we passing Dambulla we can visit this temple. Temple has two main parts. One is the old Cave temple and the other one, the new one, is the Golden Temple. To reach Old Temple we have to climb 364 steps. Anyway, [...]
Matale Sri Muthumariamman Hindu Temple

Matale Hindu Temple

Hindus say Sri Muthumariamman Temple to this famous Matale Hindu Temple. And also they believe Muthumariamman is the goddess for the rain. In Tamil language they say "Muthu" to pearls, "Mari" to rain and "Amman" to the goddess. Furthermore Hindu people worship this goddess for prosperity. Hinduism came to Sri Lanka from India. Most of [...]
Temple of the Tooth Sri Lanka Economy Tours

Temple of Tooth [Kandy]

Temple of Tooth is situated in Kandy. Sri Dalada Maligawa is the native name. Presently this place is important because this is the house of the Sacred Tooth Relic of Lord Buddha. This was a palace of the several last ruled kings in the history. Similarly King Vimaladharmasuriya I built this palace. This is presently [...]
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