Dambulla Cave Temple is a brilliant example of ancient architects integrating natural formations into important and long-lasting structures. The shrine room is constructed by extending an existing rock cave.
Anuradhapura is recognized as the first ancient capitol of Sri Lanka. The city holds multiple Buddhist monuments, the most sacred being the Sacred Bo Tree, “Jaya Sri Maha Bodhiya”
affna is a city in the north end of the island. Being a peninsula separated from the main land, together with the dry weather has resulted in the unique culture and lifestyle of the area.
Sigiriya is a huge rock formation isolated in the flat lands of North Central plains. The formation was identified for its obvious strategic advantage by the ancient rulers, and hence was carved into a fortress and a palace.
Polonaruwa is recognized as the Second Ancient Capitol of Sri Lanka. The remnants of the ancient city can be explored today.