• Natural resources,  Places,  Tourism

    Horton Thenna

    The Horton Plain is also in Nuwara Eliya, which is the largest and highest plain in Sri Lanka, and situated 7200 feet above the sea level. This is a tropical rain forest, and also a sanctuary. In this place has a very rich biodiversity. The endemic birds and animals live in this habitat. The stag is found everywhere. The Leopard,…

  • History,  Natural resources,  Places,  Tourism

    Sigiriya

    Sigiriya is one of the world heritage sites in Sri Lanka. It is in the village of Sigiriya near Dambulla in the District of Matale. This is a fortress built on a rock, by king Kassayapa. Kashyapa now placed himself on the throne and ruled at Anuradhapura. His subjects however were displeased with him over the foul murder of his…

  • Natural resources,  Places,  Tourism

    Sripada Mountain

    Sripada is a religious place for the Buddhist, the Tamil and Christians believe this place belong to them also. The Sripada is on the summit of Samanala Mountain. This situated in Sabaragamuwa district.The height of this mountain is 2243 meters and is 7360 feet above sea level. There are four major rivers Mahaweli, Kelani, Kalu and Walawe begin from the…

  • History,  Tourism

    Polonnaruwa – Ancient city

    After the decline of the Anuradhapura kingdom, Polonnaruwa became the next seat of rule. The city which is the main town in the North Central Province could be approached when travelling along Trincomalle road, turn off from Habarana proceeding 28 miles on the Batticaloa road. Polonnaruwa is a historical important city, which was ruled by the king Parakramabahu. This city…

  • History,  Tourism

    Anuradapura – Ancient city

    Anuradhapura is one of the ancient kingdoms in Sri Lanka. It is religious city, which is situated North Central Province. Where the ancient place of worship are situated, is demarcated as the sacred city and is well guarded. Vijaya the traditional 1st King of Ceylon came and settled in Thambapanni or Thammenna. His ministers founded settlements, given them their own…

  • Forest & Gardens,  Natural resources,  Places,  Tourism

    Kanneliya Forest in Sri Lanka

    [et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.0.89″ background_layout=”light”]   [/et_pb_text][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.0.89″ background_layout=”light”] Location: Kanneliya forest Reserve is located in the galle District in the Southern Province about 125 km away from Colombo. It is one of the largest forest reserves with a high bio-diversity in Sri Lanka. Waterfalls:Inside the forest there are many streams adding life to the vegetation. Although deforestation has affected…