Hidden treasures of Northern Sri Lanka – The Spirit of Jaffna

Go forth and discover the sultry beauty of Sri Lanka’s untouched northern region: a land scarred by decades of war, which has still managed to retain its enduring spirit and hopes for a better future. Explore the Jaffna Fort The Jaffna Fort was initially built in the year 1681 by the Portuguese and was later…

The Negombo Dutch Fort – A Little Slice of History

If you are a person who is fascinated by historical buildings and ancient architecture, the Negombo Dutch Fort should be on your bucket list of places to visit on your trip to Sri Lanka. Overview Located close to the oceanfront near the lagoon mouth of Negombo lies the ruins of an ancient building that is…

Sri Lanka, the History Lovers’ Paradise – The Cultural Triangle

Sri Lanka was known as the ‘Pearl of the Indian Ocean’ is an island rich in both culture and history. With many centuries of kings and their stories, the time has left behind some souvenirs for keeps! The north-central plains of the island, once called Rajarata is now known as the Cultural Triangle. Anuradhapura This…