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The House that Roars with History
Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte, Sri lanka, Kotte.
Strong, dry breezes ruffle the quiet serenity of the temperate country side. Wild grass thrust through pleasantly undulating ground while a lone lizard revels in brilliant sunshine, poised on one of many ancient stone ruins. Overhead looms the Yapahuwa rock, 300-foot isolated fortified wonder with a history dating back to the 13th Century.
Kurunegala, Sri lanka, Kurunegala.
Dambana Vaddha Village, the primary home of the last surviving aboriginal people of Sri Lanka, lies about 20 kms from Mahiyangana on the boarders of the Maduru Oya Wildlife Reservation.
badulla, Sri lanka, Dambana.
Adisham is the kind of place seekers of peace dream about. Now a religious house where tranquility lies like a blessing and the grandeur of sweeping mountain vistas takes your breath away, Adisham was originally the country seat of Sir Thomas Villiers.
St. Benedict Monastery, Badulla, Badulla.
Kuttam Pokuna or the twin ponds are another hydrologic engineering marvels of the ancient Sri Lanka.
Watawandana Rd, Anuradhapura, Anuradhapura.
Royal Pleasure Garden of Anuradhapura (Ranmasu Uyana)
Anuradhapura, Sri lanka, Anuradhapura.
An essential stop on any Sri Lankan tea tour, this museum occupies the 1925-vintage Hantane Tea Factory, 4km south of Kandy on the Hantane road.
some millions of years ago Sri Lanka was a part of the Indian peninsula and was connected to Godwanaland. Later it was pushed away towards north as an island. According to the Rama-Ravana legend Talaimannar strait is the location where Hanuma built his bridge to connect Sri Lanka with South India . This was the place which connected Sri Lanka with India from time to time. Sri Lanka lost this geographical connection some thousands of years ago but it has resulted in creating a rich biodiversity h
Gampola, Kandy, Gampola.