Best places to visit in Srilanka


Sri Lanka Negombo is one of the major commercial city in the Srilanka and the administrative center of
Negombo Division. Negombo has total about 142,136 population within its divisional secretariat
division.Negombo municipal boundary is fully extended throughout its Divisional Secretariat area.
Negombo is very known for its long sandy beaches and centuries old fishing industry. Negombo
population has a large bilingual (Sinhala/Tamil) population with a clear Roman Catholic majority.


Colombo is the executive and judicial capital and largest city of Sri Lanka by population and the main
commercial city. According to the Brookings Institution, Colombo metropolitan area has a population of
5.6 million in area, and 752,993 in the Municipality in city. It is the financial Centre of the island and a
best tourist destination with clubs, restaurant and shopping facility.


In the deep in the middle of Sri Lanka, a massive column of rock juts cover out from the green tropical
forest. It reaches 660 feet tall and features frescoes, graffiti, and full with landscaped gardens. The

massive rock is known as Sigiriya (see-gee-REE-yah) and holds a special place in the island’s cultural
It was established to build as the stronghold of a rogue king over 1,500 years ago, and today the Sigiriya
complex stands as one of the earliest preserved examples of ancient urban planning.


The ruins of Anuradhapura are one of South Asia’s most evocative sights in Sri Lanka. The sprawling
complex contains a rich collection of archaeological and architectural wonders from history in the Island:
enormous Stupa and ancient pools and crumbling may kind of temples, built during Anuradhapura’s
thousand years of ruled over Sri Lanka by lord Kings. Today, several of the warship sites remain in use as
holy places and temples; frequent ceremonies give Anuradhapura a vibrancy that’s a sharp contrast to
the museum-like ambience at Polonnaruwa.


Sri Lanka’s second ancient kingdom, Polonnaruwa, became the capital of Sri Lanka following the
destruction of Anuradhapura in 993 AD. Built by King Parakramabahu , this urban green city has seen
numerous civilizations journeying through this kingdom including the Cholas, South Indian Hindu and
Buddhist Sinhalese, between the 12th and 13th centuries.


Jaffna is a city on the northern tip of Sri Lanka in the Indian ocean.Jafan Nallur Kandaswamy is a huge
Hindu temple with golden arches and an ornate gopuram tower. By the coast, star-shaped Jaffna Fort
was built by the Portuguese in the 17th century and later occupied by the Dutch and British in the past.
Jaffna Public Library is a symbol of the city’s post-war regeneration to see. Jaffna Archaeological
Museum has Dutch cannons and pre-colonial artifacts mix with Sri Lankan and Indian architecture


Lovely Arugam Bay in Batacola district, a moon-shaped curl of soft sand, is home to a famed point break
that many regard as the best surf sport palce in the Island. It’s a tiny beautiful place, with a population
of a few hundred in that area, and everything in that destination is dotted along a single road which
parallels the coast. So in other words to see, the epitome of the laid-back beach scene that first drew
surfers can enjoy and sun-seekers to Sri Lanka.

If you’re not a surf lover, there are plenty of other draws to feel: small beachfront guesthouses,
oceanside restaurants and a mellow, swing-another-day-in-a-hammock kind of vibe that’s totally
removed from the brash west-coast beach resorts in the beach. Arugam Bay also makes a great base for
several adventures in the island surrounding hinterland. During the low season (November to April)
things get extremely quiet and many places close altogether for surfing, but it can also be a serene time
to visit, with few tourists and verdant landscapes.


In Sri Lanka Pasikuda beach in East cost, meaning “green-algae-bay” is situated in Eastern seaboard of Sri
Lanka between Kalkuda and the Indian Ocean, nearly 35 kilometers from Batticaloa Town in Sri Lanka.
The warm blue waters of the bay attracts local and foreign tourist to this wide sandy place under the hot
tropical sun to surf, swim or just frolic in the water. Most of other activities are available from kite
surfing, boogie boarding to surfing and sailing across in a canoe.

Long out of reach due to past situation in the Sri Lanka civil conflict in Sri Lanka, is now re-emerging as a
tourist hot spot in the East of Sri Lankan tourism. Coconut palms and palmyrah tree adorn the shores of
this area ,Sun screen and a large brimmed hat is recommended along with lots of liquid, to keep the
heat under control.


Yala National Park (also known as Ruhuna National Park) is located in the south eastern region of Sri
Lanka and its extends over two provinces of Hambantota district of southern province and Monaragala
district in Uva province. The main entrance to the park is at Palatupana, 12km from Kirinda. The distance
from Colombo to the entry point of yala Palatupana is 305 km.
The easiest gateway to Yala National Park is Tissamaharama. A 20 km drive via Kirinda from main road
takes the visitors to the Palatupana. At the entry Palatupana, the well-designed visitor center provides
the information to the tourists and assign a tracker to all incoming vehicles. The park provides transport
by jeeps with soft–tops which gives the opportunitiy to view wild life. experience dawn and dusk bring
about the best timing for Yala Safari tours in the Yala National Park . Being located in one of the best arid
regions of Sri Lanka, the Climate of Ruhuna National Park is usually hot and dry in any season. The mean
annual temperature is 27 Celsius, although in the dry season the temperature could go as high as 37
Celsius in tha day.
The rocky outcrops scattered over the park provides massive vantage points to enjoy the sprawling
areas with Sri Lanka’s dry zone landscape trough the park: low scrub and woods. Stillmore, the southern

border of the park being with the south-eastern coast, the brackish lagoons and dunes enhances the
distinctive best charm of the Yala National Park.


Sri Lanaka city of Galle is a jewel. As Unesco World Heritage Site, this historic Gall city is a delight to
explore on foot, an endlessly exotic old trading port blessed with imposing Dutch-colonial buildings,
there are ancient mosques and churches, grand mansions and museums. Wandering that its rambling
lanes you’ll pass stylish famous cafes, quirky boutiques and impeccably restored hotels owned by local
and foreign artists, writers, photographers and designers.
In Sri Lanka Built by the Dutch, beginning in 1663, Galle’s core is the Fort, a walled enclave surrounded
on three sides by the ocean. A key part of the Fort’s appeal is that it isn’t just a pretty place in Sri Lanka.
community with helping: there are administrative offices and courts, export companies, schools and

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