The island of Sri Lanka is a magical landscape that contains many mystical and breath-taking wonders, ranging from natural wonders to ancient structures of immense cultural and historical significance. Encompassing both of these aspects is the ancient city of Anuradhapura, which is the northern capital of the island nation of Sri Lanka, and is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world, which has contributed greatly to it being considered one of UNESCO’s eight world heritage sites in Sri Lanka.
The ancient city of Anuradhapura is renowned for being a pioneer of many aspects during the ancient times, most notably the concepts of complex irrigation systems, which were essential to the city’s survival in the hot and dry seasons. These systems were so well built that aspects of them can still be witnessed even today. The ancient city remained as one of the most stable and durable places of political power during the time of the city’s prominence. In the modern day, given the aspects and nature of the city of Anuradhapura, the city and her surrounding areas attract visits of varying motives. The ancient city however has gained prominence as a place to hold significant events ranging from weddings to corporate events, and since it’s in the north, one doesn’t have to worry about a time in season when thinking of when to visit Sri Lanka. Popular event management firms such as Nkar MICE, have been utilizing the ancient city of Anuradhapura as a backdrop for a range of events for a while now.
So if you’re looking for a lucrative location to hold a special function, whether it be corporate or personal, the ancient and wondrous city of Anuradhapura is sure to be a place to consider given its historical significance and natural & architectural splendor.
Pushpitha Wijesinghe is an experienced independent freelance writer. He specializes in providing a wide variety of content and articles related to the travel hospitality industry.