Top Places to See in Cambodia – Shrouded in Poignant Charm and Mystery

If you are a traveller that likes exploring the mysterious places engulfed in rich history, then Cambodia should be on your bucket list. From backpackers to photographers, history buffs and luxury tourists, Cambodia has a place for them all. A boutique hotel in Siem Reap will be equal to a luxury resort like the Anantara Angkor Resort and, therefore,…

Sigiriya -An Ancient Rock Fortress

Sigiriya, one of the seats of government of the ancient Sinhala Kingdom, is a land filled with ancient relics, and historical and archeological sites. Lion’s Rock The Lion’s Rock Fortress was built by Sri Lanka’s King Kashyapa (477-495 CE) who decided to set up his kingdom within the security of the huge rock. The entrance…

Mulkirigala Rock Temple – An Ancient & Sacred Site

A fascinating construction notable for its adorned interiors with paintings of religious importance, the Mulkirigala Rock Temple also houses significant Buddhist artefacts. The History of the Rock Temple Known as “Samudda Pabbatha”, “Gir Vehera” or “Muhunadra Giri” through the course of history, the Mulkirigala Rock Temple rises about 676 feet from the ground level. While…

Embekke Devalaya- A religious bastion with enticing wood carvings

The Embekke Devalaya is an ancient religious fortress belonging to the Gampola era and is dedicated to pay homage to ‘Katharagama Deviyo’ (god Katharagama) and the local deity, ‘Devatha Bandara’. Location The premises is located close to Daulagala which is about 8 miles away from Kandy. Thus visitors seeking accommodation in any hotel in Kandy such as…