The Indigenous Inhabitants of Sri Lanka Native to Sri Lanka, Veddas alias Wanniyala Aetto as they call themselves are a small community descending from the Island’s original inhabitants of the Neolithic era dating from at lease16,000 BC. This indigenous community is very distinctive in terms of its cultural identity, indigenous language, traditional lifestyle, and livelihood. […]

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The Temple of Gangaramaya

The Temple of Gangaramaya – History  The Temple of Gangaramaya, The most visited temple in the city, the Gangaramaya Temple which organizes Sri Lanka’s largest and the most colorful Vesak festival annually, has a history of years. It was established in 1885 Venerable Hikkaduwe Sri Sumangala Nayaka Thera at a time when Buddhist and Cultural […]

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The tradition of Handlooms.

Tradition of Handlooms – History The tradition of Handlooms, It was in 543 BC that prince Vijaya with 700 of his followers, landed on the coppery shores of Thammennawa along the Western coast of Sri Lanka. Cast out to sea by his father, the Gujarati King Vijayabahu, for his mischievous behavior, his ships landed to […]

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Leisure Activities in Sri Lanka

Leisure Activities in Sri Lanka Surfing Surfing, Endowed with a wealth of golden beaches, Sri Lanka is one of the most reliable surfing destinations in the Indian Ocean. Since the early 60s, Sri Lanka has been attracting surfers from all over the world. Surfing is a surface water sport in which the surfer rides on [...]
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Sinharaja Forest Reserve

Sinharaja Forest Reserve – Sri Lanka Sinharaja Forest Reserve – Sri Lanka Sinharaja forest reserve is a national park and a biodiversity hotspot in Sri Lanka. It is of international significance and has been designated a Biosphere Reserve and World Heritage Site by UNESCO. The hilly virgin rainforest, part of Sri Lanka’s lowland rain forests […]

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UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Sri Lanka

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Sri Lanka Heritage is our legacy inherited from past generations maintained present and passed down to future generations. With a millennia-old history, Sri Lanka boasts a splendid cultural and natural heritage and is home to eight world heritage sites viz. the ancient cities of Polonnaruwa and Sigiriya, the sacred cities […]

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05 Best Mountains Sri Lanka

05 Best Mountains Sri Lanka Adam’s Peak is perhaps the most well-known mountain in Sri Lanka. Located in the Sabaragamuwa Province with an elevation of 2,243m. It is a place of worship for all of Sri Lanka’s major religions. Hon the very heart of the island the Central Province, lies the hill country. It is […]

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