The famous explorer Marco Polo described Sri Lanka as one of the most beautiful islands in the world. There is no doubt that he is right in that. In these countries, there is a rich history, a distinctive nature and a beauty that is worth exploring. In Sri Lanka, amazing tourist destinations ranging from beaches, prairies, farms, temples and many others await your next trip. Follow with us the most beautiful of these places.
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This characteristic rock castle, also known as “Lion Rock”, is located in Matale County. Visiting this distinguished castle is a wonderful experience in Sri Lanka, where visitors can climb to reach the ancient relics surrounded by gardens, bridges and other sites classified within the UNESCO World Heritage. Upon reaching the summit of Sigiriya, you will discover the beauty and splendor of the sights overlooked by the castle.
This summit is located on the top of a mountain in central Sri Lanka in a location known for its biological and natural diversity. The summit is 2243 meters high and it is known as an important religious place, therefore a large number of residents and tourists visit it. We advise you to visit the top of the mountain at dawn to discover an unparalleled view of the sunrise world.
Head to this city that maintains the ancient character that prevailed during the colonial period in Sri Lanka. The area is particularly marked with Dutch-style villas with beautiful beach views. One of the most prominent landmarks in the city’s castle is currently classified as a UNESCO heritage and is considered the largest naval castle in Asia built by European colonists. Other landmarks include the harbor, St. Mary’s Cathedral, and the Gall International Stadium, which is one of the most famous cricket courses in the world.
Yala National Park
Do you want to see the big cats that Sri Lankan are famous for? You have to go to Yala National Park. This park is the largest park that includes leopard animals in the world as it is a prominent gathering of elephants, sea birds, monkeys, crocodiles, etc. … The park is located in the coastal part of southeastern Sri Lanka.
Discover vivid examples of Sinhalese ancient art and engineering in this distinctive area that includes a collection of temples, statues and other archaeological sites well preserved in the town. Hundreds of years ago, this region was the island’s capital and a prominent commercial and religious center, and today it is considered a great cultural and historical treasure.
This seaside town has a large collection of upscale beaches, luxury hotels and the beauty of yet to be consumed. You can spend a full day enjoying the sun at Bentota Beach, then head to the Kosgoda Turtle Reserve … Bentota is a prominent tourist spot, so expect to do a large number of activities such as helicopter tours, water sports, etc.
The city of Kandy is located amid beautiful mountains in the center of the country. If you want to discover the Sinhalese culture accurately, go to Kandy, especially when visiting in the summer period to attend Esala Perahera. Visit the Tooth Temple, built since the fourth century!
Arugam Bay, Arugam
This bay is located on the southeast coast of Sri Lanka and attracts surfers from around the world. The beach in Arugam is a great place to spend a beautiful summer vacation, especially the Main Point area, which is located south of the bay. If you want to get away from the sun and sea, head to the iconic temples in the bay or the Kumana National Park.
From the Bay of Arrogam.
From the city of Polonnaruwa
Yala National Park
From Bentota Resorts
From the city of Gal
From the gardens in Kandy
From Yala National Park
The sunrise scene at Adam’s Peak