Tag: UNESCO

Introducing Sri Lanka- The Splendor of Sigiriya

Like Polonnaruwa, the ancient city of Sigiriya has made it onto the list of UNESCO World Heritage sites. Herein lie the supposed ancient ruins of a capital founded during the reign of King Kassapa I, who came to power through…

Introducing Sri Lanka- Kandy’s Empire

Located 115km to the east of Colombo and tucked away at an altitude of 500m, Kandy represents an ancient empire lost. Kandy served as the last capital of the last of the Sinhalese Kingdom, during the era of the ancient…

Introducing Sri Lanka- Getaway to Galle

Moving on to the Southern tip of Sri Lanka, we reach Galle, a historic gem and 4th largest city in Sri Lanka. Back in the olden days, Galle was the most important port on the island. Galle is divided into…