North Central Province Travel Guide

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Sigiriya

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Anuradhapura

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Polonnaruwa

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Mihintale

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Kalawewa

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Angamuwa

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Minneriya

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Sigiriya

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  • Exploring Sigiriya Lion's Rock.

    Sigiriya Things to Do

    Sigiriya - what is it? A 'Garden of Eden' or The Fountains of Paradise? Thoughts and Impressions of My Visit. I want to outline my impressions, based on facts and observations – including observations of some things that are unexplained in terms of what we are familiar with in the 21st Century. As these are simply my impressions, I would...

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  • Cinnamon Lodge

    Sigiriya Hotels

    P O Box 2, Sigiriya, Sri Lanka

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

    Hotel Class 5 out of 5 stars

  • Sigiriya viewpoint.

    Sigiriya Things to Do

    Outside the site there is a viewpoint in which we can enjoy a magnificent view of the city and stone. A good place to imagine the magnificence of the complex.

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Anuradhapura

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  • Lacy Stuff

    Anuradhapura Shopping

    Next to the Twin Ponds is a quaint shop (Jayamini Lace Centre) selling intricately-crafted lace items. The lady stocks table mats, bed sheets, shopping bags, souvenirs made of wood and of bamboo. Next door is a cold drink stall. Lace table clothes, covers, local curios, paintings, cushion covers, bags, dolls, table mats, foodstuffs.

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  • Palm Garden Village Hotel

    Anuradhapura Hotels

    The Palm Garden Village is like a colonial club, but one with a relaxed and freestyle-air. It was...

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  • Isurumuniya Temple-The Lovers

    Anuradhapura Things to Do

    The same act of abdication of the throne of Britain by the King-Emperor Edward VIII to marry Mrs. Wallis Simpson, a twice-divorced American socialite, in December 1936, was done by King Dutugemunu's son, Saliya for his beloved, low-caste maiden, Asokamala, many centuries ago in Anuradhapura. Saliya and his wife, Asokamala, are immortalised in a...

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Polonnaruwa

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  • Gal Vihara.

    Polonnaruwa Things to Do

    Since I was a child I remember the famous video of Duran Duran and its wonderful Buddhas, well here my dream came through as i saw them live and in color. The Gal Vihara is a majestic group of Buddhas all cut from one long slab of granite, Four images of different sizes are carved out of a cliff about 56 yards long and falls away gradually at each...

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  • Hotel Sudu Araliya

    Polonnaruwa Hotels

    If there's a hotel I have loved to bits in Sri Lanka, this hotel is the one! Not only because it had...

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  • Rangkot Vihara.

    Polonnaruwa Things to Do

    Outside the quadrangle, north of the city wall, stands the Rangkot Vihara a huge Dagoba (the largest in Polonnaruwa) constructed as other Dagobas in the country of a earth fill building, covered by a dome made of brick mantle and plaster.

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Mihintale

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  • Mahaseya dagoba

    Mihintale Things to Do

    Once you have seen everything in the upper terrace, take your shoes in hands, take a deep breath and climb the final steps up to the white Mahaseya dagoba. Here it is claimed to house ashes and a single hair of Buddha. Being in a high point of all the sites in Mihintale, it offers you magnificent 360o views to the surrounding countryside. If you’re...

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  • UPPER TERRACE: Seated Buddha

    Mihintale Things to Do

    On the other side of the meditation rock, another series of steps leads up to a large seated Buddha. The statue itself is new but what makes it interesting is its pose. The left hand is in meditation pose and the right in explanatory one.

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  • UPPER TERRACE: Meditation Rock

    Mihintale Things to Do

    Rock cut steps lead to the summit of Aradhana Gala (Meditation Rock). It’s from here where Mahinda preached his first sermon. You might be curious to do so, but think it twice: the stairs proved extremely crowded and I hesitated finding myself with one foot in the vain.

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