Sri Lanka Destinations

Sri Lanka Heritage Places

Sri Lanka's ancient cities hold a heritage expanding 3000 years. Sri Lanka holds the oldest sacred cities for Buddhists. Sacred temples that have Lord Buddha's relics can be found in Kandy, Anuradhapura and Polonnaruwa. In addition, many ruins of ancient palaces built by great kings can be seen in Anuradhapura, Polannaruwa, and Dambulla.

Heritage Places by Province

Central

Sabaragamuwa

  • Ratnapura

    Adams Peak

  • Sinharaja

Northern

North Central

  • Anuradhapura

    Abhayagiri Temple

    Gal Viharaya (Temple)

    Isurumuniya Rock Temple

    Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi

    Jetavanaramaya Temple

    Kalu Diya Pokuna (Natural Black Water Pond)

    Kuttam Pokuna (Pond)

    Lankarama Temple

    Mirisaveti Stupa

    Mihintale

    Mirisawetiya Temple

    Ranmasu Uyana

    Ridi Temple

    Ruwanwelisaya Temple

    Samadhi Buddha Statue

    Thuparamaya Temple

  • Polonnaruwa

    Parakrama Samudra (Reservoir)

    Polonnaruwa Vatadage

    Somawathiya Temple

North Western

Western

  • Kelaniya

    Kelaniya Raja Maha Temple

Browse by Province