Sri Lanka is the best known as a real paradise of tourists. There are pristine lush green hills, underwater corals, wonderful beaches, majestic waterfalls and wildlife of island that will attract the tourist. Amazing cultural heritage, Exotic cuisine, Historical monuments, Picturesque landscapes and places of religious pilgrimage. There is not any other country in the world that would be a reward for tourists with an amazing impressive experience. These tropical islands were located off the southeast coast of Hindustan in the Indian Ocean. Several years this country was also called Ceylon. The city of Colombo was widely known as for the capital of this state but there is some fact in which such a suburb of Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte. Here is an overview of the Top 10 Tourist Attractions in Sri Lanka.
10. Kumana National Park
This park was located on the southeast coast of Srilanka. It is a 45 Km drive away from Colombo. This is famous for one of the most important places for the migration of nesting and breeding of birds on these islands. This park is known as for its picturesque plains and lagoons, This park has a beautiful lake of Kumana Villa. Nowadays this park has a stage of its initial development, hotels, campsites and c canter of tourists that are built here.
9. St. Clairs Falls
This fall is also a part of the Cotmale river. This falls waters drops from a height of 90Meters among its beautiful picturesque tea plantations thats will give these waterfalls to the same name. The width of these waterfalls is about 60 meters. In the height it is located only in the third ten is in the list of Sri lanks waterfalls. But its beauty attracts a huge number of sophisticated contemplators.
8. Elephant Orphanage
This Elephant Orphanage was opened in 1977 in order to the orphanage of an elephant who was left without a parent. It is located in Pinnawala. Then there are only ten individuals elephants. Now there are about more than 90 of them, thats are including for those who were born already in this orphanage. Pinnawala is also famous for its popular tourist attraction in the Srilanka. In which elephants are trained here and tourist has an opportunity to contact them with very closely and take a ride of these elephants.
7. Royal Botanical Gardens, Peradeniya
One of the best gardens in Asia and the largest green park on the island. They are of these gardens is almost 65 hectares. These botanical gardens are divided into thematic zones that are located on the banks of Mahaweli River in the most beautiful hilly area. These gardens are well known as the world’s richest collection of plants. In 1822 it was considered to the foundation year thats is the main time when the arrival of British, although it was first mentions to be distant of 1372.
6. Dambulla Cave Temple
This is one of the largest stone cave temples in South Asia. This sacred place of pilgrimage is located on the top of this mountain with a picturesque forest. In the caves of this temple there more 160 statues of buddha and 75 of them are completely covered by gold. There are several cave walls are also covered with unique Buddhist wall paintings. if you wanna visit this temple you must cover your legs and shoulders and also remove your shoes before you enter this temple.
5. Buddha Tooth Temple
The buddha tooth temple is a highly sacred place. This is a sacred relic of Sri Lanka to the buddha tooth temple that is also located on the temple of sam name of this city Kandy. A tooth one four teeth were cremated after the death of buddha was transported to India from these islands in 373. This temple is also is in UNESCO world heritage sites. The tooth is credited with magical powers detractors that have repeatedly tried to destroy it.
4. Adam’s Peak
Thats is a name off mountains thats are located on the western part of these islands. The height of this peeks is 2245meters. At the top of this peak, there is a small Buddhist temple which is considered to be those places that are scared. From the top of this peak, you can see a large “footprint” on the surface of this rock. Similiar outlines to the footprints of the human foot. Climbing here is quite difficult but every year there are thousands of pilgrims and tourists are overcome to this route.
3. Galle Fort
This Galle fort was built in 1665 by the dutch on the famous site of ruined Portuguese fortress. In the 16th country, this place was an important strategic trending port. this port was perfectly preserved to the day on his territory as well as many centuries. There are several administrative and residential buildings are also there. The street is well preserved so thats were interesting sights. Nowadays this area is full of several hotels, cafes, modern restaurants, clothing, and souvenir shops.
2. Yala National Park
The second-largest national park in Sri Lanka. The few parts of this park were also bordered by the Indian ocean. The area of this was a thousand hectares. A jeep safari will be also organized here thats is a great opportunity to get acquainted with its locals floral and fauna. which is also similar to the natural parks of Africa. the nearest town of this park is Tissamaharama which is about 30km far away from this park. In addition to this, the highest quantity of leopard was also is in this park. Therefore you can see leopards here easily and it was one of the main tourist attractions in this park.
The Sigiriya is a world heritage site with a massive rocky plateau, which is raised from the above surrounding plain with a height of 195Meters from its ground. At the end of the 4th century, this fortress was built by the king Kassapa on the top of this garden and cliffs with a fountains thats is built around it. Later on, it was a monastery. On the walls of these mountains are a few frescoes images of the naked female concubines. Therefore it is one of the top Tourist Attractions in Sri Lanka.