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Anuradhapura is one of Sri Lanka’s oldest and major cities. It’s designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site because of its Sinhala civilization roots and rich Theravada Buddhist culture. Since the country is one of the ideal destinations for tourists looking for a peaceful vacation, pay this city a visit during your trip to the country! You can explore the well-preserved remnants of ancient cities near it like Sigiriya, visit the temples of Dambulla and Isurumuniya to meditate inside sacred Buddhist spaces, go hiking in Piduralanga for scenic views of the landscape, and observe the majestic fauna calling the Minneriya National Park Safari their home.

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About Anuradhapura

Anuradhapura is one of Sri Lanka’s oldest and major cities. It’s designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site because of its Sinhala civilization roots and rich Theravada Buddhist culture. Since the country is one of the ideal destinations for tourists looking for a peaceful vacation, pay this city a visit during your trip to the country!


You can explore the well-preserved remnants of ancient cities near it like Sigiriya, visit the temples of Dambulla and Isurumuniya to meditate inside sacred Buddhist spaces, go hiking in Piduralanga for scenic views of the landscape, and observe the majestic fauna calling the Minneriya National Park Safari their home.

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  • JAN - DEC
    35° 22°

    Tropical

General info

  • Time Zone
    GMT +05:30

  • Currency
    Sri Lankan Rupee

    1USD = 197.04LKR

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