With an amalgamation of traditional and modern elements, Sri Lanka is a country that is rich in a culture that is regionally diversified. If you are planning on familiarizing our culture, you can experience some of the best religious and cultural attractions in South East Asia. With intricate carvings, art and architecture and spectacularly colourful festivals that depict the rich heritage of our island will keep you spellbound.
The many historical sites in the country that include the ancient Kingdoms of Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa, Sigiriya, Kandy and Dambulla to name a few allow visitors to explore and offer homage to the Lord Buddha. The ruins, artefacts, temples and statues and the overall ambience of these sites are examples of the proud Sri Lankan culture that has been passed through the years. Many churches, mosques and kovils (Hindu temples) are also located in areas that we visit.
Sri Lanka being a multi religious country, many devotees celebrate various religious festivals right throughout the year. From Vesak and Poson festivals for Buddhists and various perahara’s such as the Kandy and Gangarama Perahara, to the Nallur Festival in Jaffna celebrated by the Hindus and various festivals celebrated by the Muslims and Catholics as well, you can peek into the colourful world of our island nation by booking your next holiday with us. A simple journey from the North to the South and covering the East and ending along the West coast will enlighten you further about our rich cultural heritage.
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