Historical Monuments in Sri LankaYala National Park ,Dambulla Cave Temple and Golden, The Temple Of The Truth, Little Adam's Peak, Udawalawe National Park , Polonnaruwa, Gangaramaya Temple, Galle Dutch Fort and many more.
From ancient temples to prehistoric caves, our list of the best historical places in Sri Lanka seeks to offer a look into the fantastic country’s heritage offerings. Whether you’re a traveller with a taste for adventure, or a tourist looking to explore the rich culture of the country, these ancient wonders are bound to leave you mesmerized.
Commonly dubbed as the Nation of Temples, Sri Lanka has its share of religious sites. It’s Buddhist history manifests itself through the many fantastic historical places to visit in Sri Lanka, including the The Ruwanwelisaya Dagoba, the Abhayagiri Vihara and the Buduruwagala Raja Maha Viharaya.
The country is well known to house some of the oldest city ruins in the world, whose glory can easily be compared to those in Ancient Greece. The Yapahuwa Ruins, for example, stand testament to the violence that comprised Sri Lanka's past while on the other side, the ruins of Abhayagiri pay tribute to the country's Buddhist lineage.