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Why The Cultural Triangle Is A Microcosm Of Sri Lanka

Why The Cultural Triangle Is A Microcosm Of Sri Lanka

By antyra

The Cultural Triangle is situated in the heart of Sri Lanka and it is surrounded by a number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The main points of the Cultural Triangle are: Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa, Sigiriya, Dambulla and Kandy, and what makes this ar...

Two Days In Pottuvil

Two Days In Pottuvil

By Jetwing

Pottuvil is situated on the east coast of the island, just 13 minutes away from the world-famous Arugam Bay. Although many flock to the golden beaches of Arugam Bay, Pottuvil has its own charm and is a great place as a base for your trip to the east....

Things to Do in Negombo

Things to Do in Negombo

By Jetwing

Negombo is a small coastal town on the west of Sri Lanka, because of its proximity to the country’s main airport, it is best known for being a stopover destination before or after your journey around Sri Lanka. However, Negombo has a whole host of ...

Kadugannawa’s Unusual Attractions

Kadugannawa’s Unusual Attractions

By Royston Ellis

Kadugannawa is a town astride the A1 road to Kandy 100km from Colombo and about 10km before the A5 turn off at Peradeniya to the hill country. It’s a town most visitors drive through without stopping but it is worth taking a break there to see some...

Galle Fort Flea Market

Galle Fort Flea Market

By Royston Ellis

The first Sunday of every month is a good time to visit Galle Fort; that’s when the cobbled, tree-shaded square in front of the law courts is turned into an informal market, a tropical miniature version of the Flea Markets of Paris and London’s P...