A thriving culture continues to thrill and inspire, Sri Lanka is indeed a treasure trove worth unearthing. Those fortunate enough to venture into the heart of the country’s cultural triangle can expect to be led on a journey of great discovery. However it is best that you select a good travel partner who will offer you expert guidance the entire way. As part of your holiday in Sri Lanka, why not consider NKAR Travels and Tours? Offering Sri Lanka tour packages to the discerning traveller, one would always have the luxury of choosing from a range of destinations that would transpire into a pleasing holiday.
The UNESCO World Heritage Site of Anuradhapura is known for its extensive collection of ruins and must be visited. From dagobas to manmade lakes, the city is well worth the time and energy spent. The Jetavanarama, Thuparama and Kuttam Pokuna are some of the sights which offer enchanting tales of the days gone by. Marvel at the colossal edifices that decorate the ancient city of Polonnaruwa. Having once been ruled by King Parakramabahu the Great, the area is home to the impressive Gal Viharaya followed by ‘Parakrama Samudraya’ which was made by the great king himself for the benefit of the surrounding communities. The rock caves of Dambulla which are part of the well preserved Dambulla Cave Temple complex is next on the list of imposing cities. One could examine the numerous paintings of Lord Buddha depicted in five of these caves. Sigiriya which has etched its name in the annals of history as one of the wonders of the world offers visitors the luxury of climbing to the summit of this rock fortress and uncovering its secrets. The Sigiriya frescoes are not to be missed. The hill capital of Kandy with its iconic Temple of the Tooth Relic is one of the most visited shrines in the country which in turn houses the sacred tooth relic of the Buddha. Explore the fascinating sights of the Cultural Triangle of Sri Lanka and be transported to an age you would not want to leave.
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