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The Most Interesting Historical Places in Sri Lanka

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Historical Places in Sri Lanka

  • A World Heritage Site, Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic plays home to one of Buddhism's most important relics, the tooth of the Buddha himsel
    Tours from $14
  • Galle Fort , Galle
    Visit the World Heritage Site of Galle Fort, a historic 16th-century fortress noted for its well preserved walls and Dutch colonial architect
    Tours from $30
  • Polonnaruwa , Polonnaruwa
    Uncover the remnants of an ancient kingdom at Polonnaruwa, a World Heritage Site dating back to the 8th century. Once the royal city of the K
    Tours from $59
  • Visit Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple, a Buddhist temple complex noted for its eclectic architecture, a blend of modern, Sri Lankan, Chi
    Tours from $35
  • Golden Cave Temple , Dambulla
    A major place of pilgrimage for Buddhists and Hindus, Golden Cave Temple is also a World Heritage Site with painted decorations and over a hu
    Tours from $105
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    Historic destinations in Sri Lanka

    Kandy Best for: Historic Sites, Nature, Nightlife Galle Best for: Historic Sites, Shopping, Museums Sigiriya Best for: Nature, Museums, Shopping Anuradhapura Best for: Historic Sites, Nature, Museums Polonnaruwa Best for: Historic Sites, Museums, Nature

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