The fact that Sri Lanka is a multi-religious and multi-cultural country has made it a destination with a lot of interesting and iconic sites. When you are in Sri Lanka, don’t forget to visit its sites of worship located in different areas.
Sri Dalada Maligawa
When you are on the hunt to discover the cultural heritages in Sri Lanka, you can’t probably miss out on this attraction. It’s also known as the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic and is located in Kandy.
It’s one of the main Viharas (temples) in Anuradhapura. Ruwanwelisseya is a massive dagaba constructed by a local king during his period over 1000+ years ago. Let Truly Sri Lanka take you through the other temples you find in the close vicinity.
Nallur Kandaswamy Kovil
Sri Lanka also has many Hindu kovils (shrines) and this one is one of the most popular. It’s located in Jaffna and is dedicated to Lord Murugan who is considered the God of war, beauty, and love.
National Basilica of Our Lady of Lanka
This is a Roman Catholic church located in Ragama. Thousands of Catholics visit this church throughout the year to get the holy blessings.