Sri Lanka is a magnificent island country in South Asia near Southeast India. It has maritime borders with India to the northwest and the Maldives to the Southwest. It has geographic locations as well as deep harbors which is one of the reasons to travel to Sri Lanka. It has multicultural quality because of many religions, ethnic and languages. Some of the beautiful Sri Lanka destinations are: Below are the popular places to visit in Sri Lanka.
Places To Visit In Sri Lanka
1. Sigiriya In Sri Lanka
Sigiriya is located at the top of rock plateau which is overlooking a verdant triangle. Once it was home to the 5th-century fortress of King Kasyapa and many other ascetics and monks. The ancestral presence has increased its value and it has now become one of the best places to visit in Sri Lanka. The magnificent 1500-year-old painted frescoes are also beneath an overhang of about 90m up the rock. The best time to visit is 9 AM to 7 PM in LKR. 1500.
2. Polonnaruwa In Sri Lanka
Talking about the best Sri Lanka tourist places, I cannot forget Polonnaruwa, as it carries the memories of the medieval era of Sri Lanka. It is an ancient as well as compact city which features 12th-century stone sculptures and the Gal Vihara, which comprises three enormous Buddha figures. The statues are reclining and are 13 meters in length, another is in the standing position and the third one is seated. The visiting time is 9 AM to 7 PM in just LKR 1500.
3. Nuwara Eliya In Sri Lanka
The place has become one of the tourist attractions in Sri Lanka because of its cool atmosphere. Sri Lanka has this cool hill station which is situated among the fabulous tea plantations with the elevation of 1990 meters. Nuwara Eliya is one of the best places to visit in Sri Lanka because it is home to the best golf course of Sri Lanka. The best time to go is 9 AM to 5 PM. Most of the places are free of cost.
4. Colombo National Museum In Sri Lanka
Colombo answers the question of what to see in Sri Lanka because the National Museum which enhances the interest of visitors in the history of Sri Lanka is located here. The best time to go is 9 AM to 5 PM without any entry fees and can experience a colorful experience.
5. Anuradhapura In Sri Lanka:
One of the main Sri Lanka attractions is Anuradhapura, which is one of the most stupendous destinations I have seen. It was founded during 3rd century BC. The three dagobas located there prove its old existence.
Sri Maha Bodhi tree, the well-known as well as the most sacred tree in the world, is one of the most important Sri Lanka Tourist attractions.
6. The Yala National Park In Sri Lanka
Sightseeing in Sri Lanka is incomplete without a visit to the Yala National Park which is one of the Sri Lanka’s most popular wildlife destinations. One can witness elephants, monkeys etc. roaming freely in this park. The timings will be 9 AM to 7 PM and the entry fee is LKR. 1020.
Some other places to visit in Sri Lanka are Negombo, Dambulla, Hikkaduwa, Trincomalee, Jaffna etc.