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View of Temples, Bagan, Myanmar

4 Best Asian Countries To Visit

Exotic Asia brings a world of discovery. In the north lie Russia and China, the largest countries in the continent, and home to a vast variety of people, destinations and cultures. Make your way to the south, and you’ll find…

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…

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,…

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…

Introducing Sri Lanka- Authentic Anuradhapura

Located 205km from Colombo, the city of Anuradhapura was designated as a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1982, and for good reason indeed. The city of Anuradhapura is believed to have been the capital of the Sinhalese from the 4th…