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Anuradhapura is categorised as Heritage

Ruwanwelisaya - Photo Courtesy Lankapic
Heritage Monuments of Anuradhapura - Photo Courtesy Bernard Gagnon
Kuttam Pokuna - Photo courtesy Jalo

Reasons to Visit
  • Anuradhapura is renowned for being one of the eight UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Sri Lanka
  • Anuradhapura is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world
  • Anuradhapura is considered sacred to the Buddhist world, is today surrounded by monasteries covering an area of over 40 sq km
Access Information
  • Nearest Airport -Colombo (205 kms)

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Destination Ideas

  • Travel to Sri Lanka – Summary in a nutshell
  • UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Sri Lanka

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  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    The Ruwanwelisaya is a stupa in Sri Lanka, considered a marvel for its architectural qualities and sacred to many Buddhists all over the world. The stupa is one of the world's tallest monuments, standing at 338 feet
    Heritage Site, Monastery
    Buddhist Heritage, Buddhist Monastery
    Kuttam Pokuna is One of the best specimen of bathing tanks or pools in ancient Anuradhapura. Pools were built by the Sinhalese in the ancient kingdom of Anuradhapura. These are considered one of the significant achievements in the field of hydrological engineering and outstanding architectural and artistic creations of the ancient Sinhalese.
    Heritage Site
    UNESCO Heritage Site, Buddhist Heritage

Destinations within reach from Anuradhapura

  • Dambulla ( 65 Km )

    Dambulla is renowned and visited for the largest and best preserved cave temple complex of Sri more

  • Sigiriya ( 70 Km )

    Sigiriya today is a UNESCO listed World Heritage Site. It is one of the best preserved examples of more

  • Kandy ( 135 Km )

    Sri Lanka's hill capital is, perhaps, its most beautiful town. It is 488 metres above sea level, more

  • Colombo ( 205 Km )

    Colombo is a commercial capital of Sri Lanka and arrival point for tourists to Sri Lanka. Colombo more

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Getting There

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Nearest Airport in Anuradhapura
  • Bandaranaike International Airport ( CMB ) , Colombo-205 Kms
Recommended travel connections to Anuradhapura from Major Cities.
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Cochin (Ernakulam)
New Delhi

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