Anuradapura

Pick up from Negombo at 06.00 am.

Drive to Anuradapura, visiting Willpattu National Park is optional, vist ancient Anuradapura city include, Jethawanaramaya, Twin Pond, Samadhi Buddha, Abhayagiriya, Moonstone, Guardstone, Refectory Hall, Elephant Pond, Lankaramaya, Thuparamaya, Ruwanweliseya, Brazon Palace, Sacred Bo Tree, Isurumuniya Temple, Mirisawetiya then back to Negombo in the evening.

  • Mirisawetiya
    Mirisawetiya
  • Isurumuniya
    Isurumuniya
  • Thuparamaya
    Thuparamaya
  • Lankaramaya
    Lankaramaya
  • Elephant Pond
    Elephant Pond
  • Refectory Hall
    Refectory Hall
  • Guardstone
    Guardstone
  • Moonstone
    Moonstone
  • Abhayagiriya
    Abhayagiriya
  • Samadhi Buddha
    Samadhi Buddha
  • Twin Pond
    Twin Pond
  • Brazon Palace
    Brazon Palace
  • Ruwanweliseya
    Ruwanweliseya
  • Sacred Bo Tree
    Sacred Bo Tree

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Anuradapura the city, now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, was the centre of Theravada Buddhism for many centuries. The city lies 205 km north of the current capital Colombo in Sri Lanka’s North Central Province, on the banks of the historic Malvathu Oya. It is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world and one of the eight World Heritage Sites of Sri Lanka. Founded in the 4th century BC it was the capital of the Anuradhapura Kingdom till the beginning of the 11th century AC. During this period it remained one of the most stable and durable centers of political power and urban life in South Asia. It was also a wealthy city which created a unique culture and a great civilization. Today this ancient city of Sri Lanka, which is sacred to the Buddhist world, which its surrounding monasteries covers an area of over sixteen square miles ( 40 km²) and is one of the world’s major archaeological sites.

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