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Abhayagiri Dagoba
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Polonnaruwa Archaeological Ruins
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Medirigiriya Vatadage
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Sri Maha Boodhi Temple
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Mihintale
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Ruwanwelisaya Dagoba
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Polonnaruwa
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Jethawanaramaya Stupa
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Mirisaveti Stupa
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Moonstone or Sandakada pahana
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#1 of 28 Sights & Landmarks in Kandy
It's the holiest Buddhist site in Sri Kanka and is accordingly majestic and ornate The Buddha Tooth is inside a silver stupa that is visible to you as you pass by a small door within the temple.
What an incredible experience; the sights, sounds, atmosphere, the devotion and the flowers given as blessing were stunning making a lovely aroma.
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Lipton’s Seat Haputale 38.0 km away
#1 of 5 Sights & Landmarks in Haputale
Stunning views, picture perfect drive, awesome weather and wonderful scenaries of lively-hood amidst the beautiful tea trees.
Sunrise was awesome ...... Incredible views of the Uva Plains .... too bad the haze filters the view of the ocean, horizon and the Great Basses lighthouse .... peaks of Horton Plains, World's End viewpoint, Namunu...
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Gal Vihara Polonnaruwa
#1 of 29 Sights & Landmarks in Polonnaruwa
An excellent site with great statues and is best seen with many of the other sites spread throughout Polonnaruwa as a day tour (two days if you're super eager and like spending lots of time at each site) - highly...
Although there are a lot of amazing relics to see at the entire Polonnaruwa archaeological site, this famous temple locates at the last part of the site still stands out as the most stunning highlight.
Mihintale Anuradhapura
#1 of 27 Sights & Landmarks in Anuradhapura
We had a wonderful personal experience with one of the ' authentic' guides who gave us both an entertaining history lesson and took us to some great vantage points for photographs and to view the incredible sunset...
You can see old antic ruins, a big modern white stupa, a big white budha, wonderful views and interesting monks habits.
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Royal Botanical Gardens Peradeniya 51.0 km away
#1 of 2 Sights & Landmarks in Peradeniya
This truly is an oasis, its just so peaceful, Its on the must see list and some of the sights, plants, its just wonderful.
what amazing views , plants and flowers to see the orchid room was amazing , so many varieties and so beautiful the flying fox , bat area was crazy - for a out 10 minutes you were ealing through a screeching area...
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Polonnaruwa Vatadage Polonnaruwa
#2 of 29 Sights & Landmarks in Polonnaruwa
An excellent site/ruins but is best seen with many of the other sites spread throughout Polonnaruwa as a day tour (two days if you're super eager and like spending lots of time at each site) - highly recommended f...
Each site is wonderfully restored (as best it can be) it's amazing to walk around these ancient sites trying to imagine life in this ancient city so very many years ago!
Ruwanwelisaya Dagoba Anuradhapura
#2 of 27 Sights & Landmarks in Anuradhapura
It a amazing spiritual landmark for a Buddhist but any person can feel the calmness near "Maha Stupa" specially at midnight.
He is so knowledgable about the sites and their history, and taught us a huge amount while also making it really interesting and engaging.
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Demodara Nine Arch Bridge Ella 50.4 km away
#1 of 4 Sights & Landmarks in Ella
... the way back to Ella i should recommend you just follow the railway back up to the city it's an amazing journey with breathtaking views and amazing jungle sounds, we arrived at the Ella train station in 1 hour.
We walked the "traditional" way to view the nine arch bridge; from the railway station at Ella, walking along the railway track, it is very picturesque with stunning scenery all the way- it takes about 45 minutes...
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#1 of 3 Sights & Landmarks in Habarana
... weather was humid & sunny, the hike up begins along s sloping rock face with steps But it is definitely worth all the effort as you are rewarded with great views of the countryside from the level of the caves.
Also known as the Golden Temple, Dambulla Cave Temple is a world heritage site and is the largest and best preserved cave temple complex in Sri Lanka.
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Polonnaruwa Polonnaruwa
#3 of 29 Sights & Landmarks in Polonnaruwa
It's also a lovely spot for wildlife; the site is next to one of the huge lakes and we saw egrets, kingfishers, various butterflies, Brahminy kites and different lizards.
Polonnaruwa is an amazing place and the obvious attraction is it's stunning archaeological site with the kings palace, library, baths, council house etc.
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#4 of 29 Sights & Landmarks in Polonnaruwa
Historical site with a show of huge capability of our ancient Sri Lankans art and creativity ability, at that period also there was multi religion activities like Buddhism and Hinduism, Temples, shrines and Kovils...
The ruins are more preserved here, when compared to the sites around Anuradhapura, and you're able to see the ancient paintings, carvings and monuments.
#5 of 29 Sights & Landmarks in Polonnaruwa
A small gem hidden among the historical sites in the area.
Its definitely one of the most impressive sights at Polonnaruwa.
Shri Bhakta Hanuman Temple Nuwara Eliya 24.9 km away
#1 of 15 Sights & Landmarks in Nuwara Eliya
From the point where you will park your vehicle till the temple its just super gorgeous, amazing views, enchanting and breathtaking!
The whole route from Kandy to Nuwara Eliya is full of natural beauty, you will got lot of waterfalls & tea gardens, the view from the hill top where this temple is situated awesome, there is a huge river you see j...
#9 of 62 Sights & Landmarks in North Central Province
It's an extraordinary place: 2000-year-old Ebony trees, rare types of monkey, an ancient library overlooking spectacular views, and an extremely well preserved system of walk ways, pools, and peaceful prayer place...
Nestled in the heart of the cultural triangle, Habarana is the ideal base from which travellers can explore the glorious sights of Sri Lanka from the iconic rocky outcrop of Sigiriya to the Minneriya National Park...
Jethawanaramaya Stupa Anuradhapura
#3 of 27 Sights & Landmarks in Anuradhapura
The scale of ancient settlement Anurahpura is one of the most impressive archeological sights the technology and the cultural enlightment of these ancient forbears of the modern day Ceylonese is amazing.
One of the highly valued historical and religious landmarks located within the ruins of the sacred city of Anuradhapura.
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Sri Maha Boodhi Temple Anuradhapura
#4 of 27 Sights & Landmarks in Anuradhapura
This temple is accessible without a ticket for the main heritage site, which makes it a terrific stop when you have a half day in Anuradhapura.
Wonderful Buddhist sacred site
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Lankatilaka Temple Kandy 49.9 km away
#4 of 28 Sights & Landmarks in Kandy
We very much enjoyed our visit and were able to view historic religious artefacts and statues.
Beautiful peaceful place on a hill rock with great views.
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Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi Anuradhapura
#5 of 27 Sights & Landmarks in Anuradhapura
I started my exploration of Anuradhapura with visit to Sri Maha Bodhi, a sacred tree and considered as oldest in the world.There is a common ticket for visiting the ancient historical sites in Anuradhapura and for...
... over half the going price of everyone else ( $40aud for a tour guide ) he knew EVERYTHING about each site, down to the year it was made, who made it the history and the stories behind everything, he cared abou...
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Abhayagiri Dagoba Anuradhapura
#6 of 27 Sights & Landmarks in Anuradhapura
Abhayagiri Vihāra was a major monastery site of Mahayana and Theravada Buddhism that was situated in Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka.
It is the tranquility of the landscape that these sights are built around. 
Buduruwagala Temple Uva Province 53.6 km away
#4 of 33 Sights & Landmarks in Uva Province
Plenty of Tuk Tuks and a tuk tuk ride to the site rather than taking the car down the rugged road makes it more interesting.
After walking through a pathway with trees on both sides, the view opens up to the carved statues on the rock wall.
Isurumuniya Temple Anuradhapura
#7 of 27 Sights & Landmarks in Anuradhapura
... Sri Lanka, we gave our magnificent guide Palitha freedom to decide what we should see, and this temple was one of those unplanned sites he took us to after visiting Sri Maha Boodhi Temple & Ruwanwelisaya Dagoba.
Big reclining buddha inside a cave with swifts and bats flying around you; places to climb and view and other rooms to see.
Medirigiriya Vatadage Polonnaruwa
#6 of 29 Sights & Landmarks in Polonnaruwa
In Sri lanka there are three archeological sites (Vatadage in Polonnaruwa, Thiriyaya - north of Trincomalee and Medirigiriya) where circular style edifices are found.
Must visited site, built on rocks and wot a stunning view from the site..located at Few km away from Medirigiriya town..ruins of kindom can be seen in this site..
Dagoba of Thuparama Anuradhapura
#8 of 27 Sights & Landmarks in Anuradhapura
It helps to wear socks as walking up to the site on the very hot stones and sand pathways can be very difficult in bare feet.
If touring Anuradhapura this is a site you should not miss.
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Sita Temple Nuwara Eliya 25.9 km away
#2 of 15 Sights & Landmarks in Nuwara Eliya
Archaeological findings indicate old statues of Rama, Sita and Hanuman... Newly constructed temple at the same site which has a stream flowing by where Sita is beleived to have spent time when in Ashoka Vatika whi...
Nice view of Dronagiri mountain (Hakgala) which Hanuman brought from Himalayas for Sanjeevani Booti for treatment of Ram's brother Laxman during Lanka war with Raavan
Bluefield Tea Gardens Nuwara Eliya 27.5 km away
#3 of 15 Sights & Landmarks in Nuwara Eliya
Spectacular View of the Plantation with a Delightful Cup of Tea to Enjoy
+good views - many tourists +free tea +many tea +can see tea plantation +large choice of tea +cake for tea +100 years old factory +nice guides +you can see how factory work +smile people +good parking
Amba Estate Bandarawela 49.3 km away
#1 of 4 Sights & Landmarks in Bandarawela
The Amba Estate is located about 30 min by car from Ella in a beautiful area with gorgeous views.
You also get an amazing view of the mountains as you walk through the tea plantations.
Sandakada Pahana Polonnaruwa
#7 of 29 Sights & Landmarks in Polonnaruwa
Another amazing site and a must visit if you are here to see the ruins.
Dress modestly (knees and shoulders covered for both genders) and remove hats and foot wear before entering religious sites/ruins/temples etc.
Demodara Loop Ella 50.9 km away
#2 of 4 Sights & Landmarks in Ella
We had great fun and fantastic views on our train trip on the Demodara Loop.
For this, the best way is to get down at Demodara railway station, view the historical details of the loop and its construction, displayed at the station, and then walk along the railway line.
Samadhi Statue Anuradhapura
#9 of 27 Sights & Landmarks in Anuradhapura
It is another destination that should be toured or visited in Sri lanka instead of relaxing your mind.Looming over the entire site of Mahamevnawa Park in Anuradhapura, Samadhi Statue is situated in the middle of t...
When you look at the face of this statue from the left side you will see a sad face, and straight look will show you meditation pause, and then the right view will have smile on the face, therefore Remember to loo...
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Kandy View Point Kandy 53.4 km away
#5 of 28 Sights & Landmarks in Kandy
Stunning with wonderful views, dawn or dusk is obviously the best time to take in the surroundings and well worth the visit.
It was magical and awsome view top of the view point realy peacefull place and panaromic view of kandy you can see!
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