Sri Lanka is a beauty that deserves attention. This country has a rich cultural heritage. The first known Buddhist writings of Sri Lanka, the Pāli Canon, date back to the Fourth Buddhist council in 29 BC. Not only does it’s nature dominates the country landscape, but also some of the most outstanding cities in the world.
Sri Lanka was known from the beginning of British colonial rule until 1972 as Ceylon. After that a civil war lasted for 30 years until 2009. Now, this beautiful country have boosted iself up and is a very fresh touristic destination. Here you can experience both colonial and Buddhist architecture fit hand in hand perfectly.
Colombo, the commercial capital of Sri Lanka
Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte is the capital. But just beside it, some of world’s most outstanding city is getting more and more attention in the world, is Colombo. This is a city which is known for it’s commercial feel to it and the most populated with more than 600,000 inhabitants. It is a vibrant city with many restaurants, sights and modernist architecture, with thousands of buildings and colonial ruins.
So, if you love ruins, majestic buildings and a architecture that is very interesting. We suggest you to make a visit to Colombo. Read more about this on Sri Lankan HUB Tour website.
Kandy is another city highlighted by it’s beauty with a colonial touch, known as capital of the mountains and for being the heart of Buddhism. So, if you love Buddhism way of life. Maybe you have been on Bali in Indonesia? Then Kandy is a worth visit for sure.
Kandy in Sri Lanka, is a city that is located in the mountainous and thickly forested interior of the island. The city is located in between multiple mountain ranges, including the Knuckles mountain range and the Hanthana Mountain Range. This is giving the city an elevation of 500 metres above sea level. It lies near to the artificial Kandy Lake and south of Udawatta Kele Sanctuary. Sri Lankan HUB Tour have much more info about this place too. So, if you visit Sri Lanka, make sure to visit this travel agency as they are international and knows the island very well.