27 Must visit places in the Ancient City of Polonnaruwa

Ancient City of Polonnaruwa

Sri Lanka is home to one of the longest surviving civilizations on Earth. Many of its rich and resplendent heritages are spreads over a relatively small area called the Cultural Triangle made of Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa, and Kandy districts. Polonnaruwa is the East part of the triangle. Today the ancient city of Polonnaruwa remains one of … Read more

The Eight Sacred Places (Atamasthana) in Anuradhapura

Atamasthana - Anuradhapura

The Atamasthana is the aggregated name for eight sacred places of worship by Buddhist in Sri Lanka. Next to the Sri Dalada Maligawa (the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic) in Kandy, the most respected place of worship for Sri Lankan Buddhists is the “Atamasthanaya” in Anuradhapura. These eight places are comprised of Jaya Sri Maha Bodhiya, Thuparamaya, Lovamahapaya, … Read more