Sri Lanka - Top Tourist Attractions - Must Visit Places

Sri Lanka is the most beautiful island in the Indian ocean and may be in the world. Here you can snaps of top tourist attractions and must visit places in Sri Lanka. Actually there are thousands of tourist attractions in Sri Lanka, one article or twenty odd photos are not enough to share all those top tourist attractions in Sri Lanka with you. Therefore I will write more articles about Sri Lankan Top Tourist Attractions and must visit places in my future hubs.

Sri Lanka Mirissa Beach
Sri Lanka Mirissa Beach
Aukana Buddha Statue Sri Lanka
Aukana Buddha Statue Sri Lanka
Dambulla Cave Temple Sri Lanka
Dambulla Cave Temple Sri Lanka
Kandy perahera Sri Lanka
Kandy perahera Sri Lanka
Nissanka Latha Mandapaya Sri Lanka
Nissanka Latha Mandapaya Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka Beautiful Landscape
Sri Lanka Beautiful Landscape
Sri Lanka Coral Fish
Sri Lanka Coral Fish
Sri Lanka Pinnawala Elephants
Sri Lanka Pinnawala Elephants
Sri Lanka Mount Lavinia Beach
Sri Lanka Mount Lavinia Beach
Sri Lanka Sun Set Beach
Sri Lanka Sun Set Beach
Sri Lanka Tea Estate Train
Sri Lanka Tea Estate Train
Sri Lanka Toque Macaque Monkey Wildlife
Sri Lanka Toque Macaque Monkey Wildlife
Sri Lanka Unter Water Corel Reef
Sri Lanka Unter Water Corel Reef
Sri Lanka Wildlife Monkeys Gray Langur
Sri Lanka Wildlife Monkeys Gray Langur
Sri Lanka Wildlife Sloth Bears
Sri Lanka Wildlife Sloth Bears
Sri Lankan Old Man Potriate
Sri Lankan Old Man Potriate
Statue of Lord Buddha Sri Lanka
Statue of Lord Buddha Sri Lanka
Sunset in Sri Lankan Beach
Sunset in Sri Lankan Beach
Vatadage Polonnaruwa Sri Lanka
Vatadage Polonnaruwa Sri Lanka

Sigiriya (8th wonder of the anciant world)

Sigiriya (Lion's rock) is an ancient fortress and a palace which was built during (AD 477 - 495) by Sri Lankan King Kassapa I. Sigiriya also named as one of the seven "World Heritage Sites of Sri Lanka". King Kassapa was an artistic and creative king who built up his palace on top of rock which rise up 370 m from the bottom. This is the most popular tourist destination in Sri Lanka. You also can found ancient paintings of Frescos which related to painting of Ajantha caves in India.

The name Lion's rock came because of the large statue of a Lion. Currently only remaining the legs of the lion.

Sigiriya Rock Fortress Sri Lanka
Sigiriya Rock Fortress Sri Lanka
Sigiriya Prescoes Paintings Sri Lanka
Sigiriya Prescoes Paintings Sri Lanka
Sigiriya 8th wonder of the world Sri Lanka
Sigiriya 8th wonder of the world Sri Lanka

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ethel smith 6 years ago from Kingston-Upon-Hull

What fabulous images. I would love to visit some day......


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srilankan 6 years ago Author

ethel, you are always welcome to Sri Lanka.


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suny51 6 years ago

This is just the way we find Srilanka in actual,nice sweet peaceful, one of favorite, thanks for sharing.


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srilankan 6 years ago Author

suny51, yes, after 30 years of civil war, now Sri Lanka is very calm and peaceful. Best time to visit Sri Lanka to enjoy fresh beaches in Eastern coast including Arugam Bay (Best surfing place in Asia).


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Faybe Bay 6 years ago from Florida

What beautiful photos! Now I see why they say a picture is worth a thousand words! With photos like these it would be a very long read! Gorgeous! Makes me want to come and visit!


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srilankan 6 years ago Author

Faybe Bay: Yes I agree with you, Sri Lanka has many beautiful places which covers beaches to hills, hot to cool climates, dry to wet weather. I wish you could visit Sri Lanka very soon.


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TylerCapp 6 years ago from Los Angeles, California

Thanks for sharing. You've done something: you've made me determined to visit Sri Lanka in the near future. I'll be going to Europe soon and now I want to figure out how to go to Sri Lanka too.


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srilankan 6 years ago Author

TylerCapp: Really nice to know many people like the beauty of Sri Lanka. Travelling to Sri Lanka is not that difficult. There are direct flights from Japan, UK, German, Italy, Switzerland & Hong Kong. If you need any help or any more information please let me know. Im happy to help you.


Susil Ratnayake 6 years ago

Excellnt post..Love the pictures and the content.Thanks so much for sharing this

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jana  6 years ago

w0w its really more than amazing ! i want to visit those sites as soon as possible !!


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ibiza-hotels 5 years ago from Ibiza, Spain

Looks really good. I need to visit!


jun 5 years ago

I was wondering if the stream train services along the tea estates are still available in Sri Lanka? If it is, where do I make reservation? Appreciate the advice.

Cheers


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jacksmth81 5 years ago

Sri Lanka is a fascinating country of breathtaking attractions, travel destinations http://www.tourslk.com/travel-destinations.html from golden beaches and ancient cities, to wildlife and jungle safaris, and waterfalls.


marta 5 years ago

hello to everyone. Now I could use some help. like to learn to surf. January, but I do not go exactly to Sir lankan.i would like go in surf school too. I do not know anyone there who could help me with this.i wanna go with family but they will have just relax.i need for them a good hotel there too.thanks lodging will find all the help.


Pawan 4 years ago

I will be reaching there on 31st Dec 2011.. would like to know must visit places. You can write to my mail id..

pawan_sak@yahoo.co.in


scott 4 years ago

arrive in negombo on 4 th january, then heading south to mirissa and some of the amazing coast of southern Sri Lanka,,,,,,,,,CANT WAIT!


Sebastian 4 years ago

Fascinating ! But i think is Expensive ....


Mukesh Sharma 4 years ago

wow really nice shots i m wondering if i would have those snap with my pics can you suggest me what are the beautiful place can be visit with in 2 days in srilanka


expertadvice 2 years ago

Top 5 Places to visit in srilanka are.

1. kandy

2. colombo

3. Bentota

4. Nuwara Eliya

5. Dambulla

Best bet is package tour. For description of above places, here is the link.

http://top5placestovisit.blogspot.in/2013/12/trip-...

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