Sigiriya

Heritage

With a long backing history expanding more than 3000years, Sri Lanka possesses some of world’s ancient cities like Polonnaruwa, Anuradhapura and Digamadulla. These cities had a glorious township, monasteries, temples, hospitals and theaters intricately carved and modeled out of stone lay and abandoned and forgotten with time amidst the soaring jungles.

The Kingdom of Anuradhapura is the most famed and most exquisite place among of all the ancient cities of Lanka. It is the longest serving capital and one of the oldest continuously inhabited places in the world is also one of the most sacred cities of World Buddhists communities. Anuradhapura was the capital of Sri Lanka from the Fourth Century BC till turn of the eleventh Century. The place also acted as the main centers of political power and urban life in South Asia. The next heritage location in Sri Lanka is Sigiriya. It is a fifth century AD fortress and a water garden displays some of the most futuristic elements of landscaping. It is possible to see some of the oldest murals recorded in the country.

There is second most old kingdom in the country known as Polonnaruwa which famed in of Irrigation systems that are far superior to those of the and they still provide irrigation water to the farmers in and around the city. The agricultural and spiritual capital of the country is called as Digamadulla, during the Anuradhapura kingdom. One of the famous , famed as a testament to the Sri Lankan’s in known as the Kingdome of Kandy which done a rise from ashes. The balance of the Kandyan Kingdom still have attractions like carved and built houses, palaces and temple preserved for nearly 500 years.

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