Sigiriya ,Sri Lanka: King Kasyapa (477 – 495 AD) built his palace on the top of this rock and decorated its sides with colourful frescoes. On a small plateau about halfway up the side of this rock he built a gateway in the form of an enormous lion. It is one of the best preserved examples of ancient urban planning. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Sigiriya ,Sri Lanka: King Kasyapa AD) built his palace on the top of this rock and decorated its sides with colourful frescoes. On a small plateau about halfway up the side of this rock he built a gateway in the form of an enormous lion.

The cave monastery of Dambulla, a World Heritage site, has five sanctuaries and is the largest, best preserved cave temple complex in Sri Lanka.

Photograph by Massimo Ripani, SIME. The cave monastery of Dambulla, a World Heritage site, has five sanctuaries and is the largest, best preserved cave temple complex in Sri Lanka.

Kandy Perahera Festival, Sri Lanka

Esala July) "The main festival is in Kandy where a spectacular pageant is held for ten nights climaxing with Kandyan dancers and drummers, chieftains in court dress, elephants, torch-bearers and whip crackers in a splendid procession of processions, t

Ancient City of Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka, World Heritage Site

These beautiful ruins show an ancient culture of Sri Lanka with a very special religious significance.

Pearl of the India Ocean - Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is better known as the Pearl of the Indian Ocean and is an ideal holiday destination for all type of travelers. View our infographics page t

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