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North Central Province

4.1
Sacred & Religious Sites · National Parks · Historic Walking Areas
One of the least-populated parts of Sri Lanka, North Central Province holds a trove of cultural and natural treasures. Tourism in North Central Province focuses on spectacular World Heritage-listed archaeological sites, nature walks, and wildlife reserves, as well as tours of folk villages. Visit an ancient Sinhalese capital and explore the marvelous remains in the jungle. Tour North Central Province's royal palace ruins, see giant statues of Buddha carved into rocks, and visit meditation caves. Nature lovers will appreciate the national parks, where you can visit one of the many scenic lakes or take an elephant safari to observe the abundance of these majestic mammals. Find what you're looking for from your North Central Province holiday, by planning the whole thing with us using our handy Sri Lanka online travel planner.
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Popular things to do in North Central Province

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Religious Site
Mihintale Anuradhapura
4.8
Duration: 3 hours
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World heritage site
Polonnaruwa Polonnaruwa
4.4
Duration: 3 hours
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Architectural Building
Ruwanwelisaya Anuradhapura
4.6
Duration: 2h 30 min
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National Park
Minneriya National Park
4.2
Duration: 8 hours

Historic Sites in North Central Province

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Religious Site
Dambulla Cave Temple Habarana
4.5
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Religious Site
Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi Anuradhapura
4.4
Duration: 2h 30 min
Religious Site
Isurumuniya Temple Anuradhapura
4.2
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Historic Site
Ritigala Forest Monastery Anuradhapura
4.5
Duration: 2h 30 min

Parks in North Central Province

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Nature / Park
Wilpattu National Park Saliyapura
3.8
Duration: 4 hours
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Nature / Park
Hurulu Eco Park Habarana
3.7
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Park
Maduru Oya National Park Aralaganwila
4.3
Duration: 8 hours
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Park
Angammedilla National Park Polonnaruwa
3.5
Duration: 2h 30 min

Nature in North Central Province

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National Park
Kaudulla National Park Habarana
4.0
Duration: 8 hours
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Water Body
Twin Baths (Kuttam Pokuna) Anuradhapura
3.3
Duration: 2h 30 min
Water Body
Giritale Lake Giritale
5.0
Duration: 2h 30 min

Hidden gems in North Central Province

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Nature / Park
Dhilip De Alwis Habarana
5.0
Duration: 1 hour
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Monument
Avukana Buddha Statue Kekirawa
4.4
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Historic Site
Lankathilaka Image House Polonnaruwa
4.6
Duration: 2h 30 min
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National Park
Wasgamuwa National Park Polonnaruwa
4.1
Duration: 8 hours

Spas in North Central Province

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Spa
Spas Habarana
2.5
Duration: 30 minutes
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Spa
Arogya Spa Moragaswewa
2.4
Duration: 4 hours
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Nature / Park
Dhilip De Alwis Habarana
5.0
Duration: 1 hour
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Monument
Gal Vihara Polonnaruwa
4.7
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Landmark
Jethawanaramaya Dagoba Anuradhapura
4.4
Duration: 1h 30 min