Anuraphapura Places to Visit
A UNESCO World Heritage city, Anuradhapura is home to the well preserved ruins of an early civilisation. Founded in 6th century B.C. and flourishing as the capital for 1300 years was the kingdom of Anuradhapura. Places to visit at the complex city include stupas, numerous monasteries, tanks, ponds, and reservoirs which are a true testament of ancient Sri Lanka and it’s advanced architectural skills.
Anuradhapura is famous for:
- Eight great stupas including Ruwanweli Maha Seya, Thuparamaya, Jethawanaramaya etc.
- Isurumuniya monastery and museum
- Kuttam Pokuna (pond)
- Samadhi statue
Distance from hotel: 77km
Travel time: One hour 45 minutes from hotel
Open: 08:00am to 05:00pm