Iconic Colonial Architecture in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka’s colonial era began in the year 1505, when the Portuguese invaded the land. The Dutch invaders followed the Portuguese and arrived in the island in 1638. Portuguese and Dutch only ruled parts of the island. The Kingdom of Kandy remained in power until the British invaded the country. In the year 1815, the… Continue reading Iconic Colonial Architecture in Sri Lanka

Remarkable Sites of Worship in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is a charming island that nurtures a beautiful ethnic and cultural diversity. Buddhists, Hindus, Muslims and Christians coexist peacefully, adding perfect harmony to the melody of life in the country. The article below provides details about a few of the most remarkable places of worship in the country that you should definitely consider… Continue reading Remarkable Sites of Worship in Sri Lanka

Bandaranaike Samadhi in Horagolla

Solomon West Ridgeway Dias Bandaranaike, popularly known as S.W.R.D. Bandaranaike was the fourth Prime Minister of Ceylon. He was the founder of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party and a prominent politician who revolutionised the political arena of the country. S.W.R.D. Bandaranaike was appointed as the Prime Minister of the island back in the year 1956.… Continue reading Bandaranaike Samadhi in Horagolla

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Kelaniya Raja Maha Viharaya

The picturesque Kelaniya Raja Maha Viharaya, which is also known as Kelaniya Temple is one of the most venerated sites of worship in Sri Lanka. Located seven miles from the city of Colombo, the temple can be quite easily accessed in less than half an hour from the city. History of the Temple Kelaniya Raja… Continue reading Kelaniya Raja Maha Viharaya

The Incredibly Attractive Lotus Tower

The beautiful Lotus Tower of Colombo, with its striking colours of pink and green brilliantly adorns the city’s skyline. The majestic tower is indeed visible from great distances especially in the morning hours. It is one of the most beautiful structures in the city of Colombo. As you near its base, you will truly be… Continue reading The Incredibly Attractive Lotus Tower

Breathtakingly Construction Designed by 8 Famous Architects – Independence Memorial Hall

Standing majestically as the busy city clamours all around is the iconic Independence Memorial Hall of Colombo, a national monument of immense cultural and historical significance. It truly is a remarkable sight to behold. The regal structure is one of the most picturesque sights in the bustling commercial capital of Sri Lanka.   The Independence… Continue reading Breathtakingly Construction Designed by 8 Famous Architects – Independence Memorial Hall

Gangaramaya Navam Maha Perahera- A Vibrant Religious Festival that Lights up the Streets of Colombo

Every year in the month of February, the city streets of Colombo are illuminated by the bright and colourful festivities of the Navam Maha Perahera. Witnessed by thousands of locals and tourists, this iconic procession effortlessly captures the beauty and charm of this country’s rich heritage. The Navam Maha Perahera is the annual procession of… Continue reading Gangaramaya Navam Maha Perahera- A Vibrant Religious Festival that Lights up the Streets of Colombo

A Lotus Pond in Colombo – Nelum Pokuna

Presiding regally in the heart of Colombo is the iconic Nelum Pokuna Mahinda Rajapaksa Theatre, the most popular performance centre in the country. Its eye catching design makes it quite hard to miss while travelling in the city! It’s a breathtaking architectural masterpiece, deserving nothing but the highest admiration and praise. The Nelum Pokuna Mahinda… Continue reading A Lotus Pond in Colombo – Nelum Pokuna

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