A Guide to Sri Lanka’s Cultural Triangle






Sri Lanka’s famed cultural triangle is home to some of the world’s finest ancient monuments. The region of the cultural triangle starts from Kandy, and stretches up northwards to Anuradhapura and eastwards to Polonnaruwa. The ancient capital of Anuradhapura contains…






Discovering Sri Lanka: 5 Off the Beaten Path Cultural Sites






The stunning Pearl of the Orient is a land of diverse beauty, myriad attractions and colourful culture. There is much to see and do – even for vacation makers keen on discovering off-the-beaten-path sights. Delve beyong the island’s well-known travel attractions, and…






Travel Guide: A Cultural Discovery of Mihintale






Mihintale, a mountain peak located near Anuradhapura, is a pilgrimage site visited by many. Home to religious monuments and ruins, it is believed to be the site whereby King Devanampiyatissa had his first encounter with the son of Emperor Ashoka of India,…






Sigiriya ruins

Sights of Sigiriya: Must-see Sites for Culture Buffs






A gigantic granite peak protrudes from the dense jungles of Sigiriya. Chosen by King Kasyapa as the site for his new palace, he built an ornate fortress at the summit of the rock – one featuring enchanting gardens, stunning water features,…






Gal Viharaya Sri Lanka

7 Cultural Wonders of Polonnaruwa






Keep your eyes wide open, as you take in the wondrous sights of these seven cultural attractions in captivating Polonnaruwa! 1. GAL VIHARAYA The beautiful carvings of four different Buddha images etched onto a single, large slab of granite makes Gal…






Anuradhapura Attractions

Must-see Cultural Site in Anuradhapura






There are few cities as enthralling as Anuradhapura, one of the ancient capitals of Sri Lanka. A political and religious capital that prospered for 1,300 years, the city was abandoned after an invasion in 993. Dense jungles enveloped the area, hiding away the…






Pedlar's Inn Cafe Galle

Foodie Guide: Where to Eat in Galle






Hungry for a bite in Galle? Here’s a round up of some of the best dining spots in the city:  THAPROBAN Fresh seafood fare, a lovely beachfront setting and romantic ambience makes Thaproban a top choice for travellers looking for a…