Kataragama is an important pilgrimage location for Hindus and Buddhists. Up until 1950, the place was only reachable via narrow trails through the jungle, today ist well connected to the road network. Thousands of pilgrims from the northern parts of Sri Lanka gather here every year to celebrate the Kataragama-Esala-Perahera, which takes place on the Read More …
Trincomalee has been one of the main centres of Tamil language speaking culture on the island for over two millennia.
Jaffna is the capital city of the Northern Province of Sri Lanka. It is the administrative headquarters of the Jaffna district located on a peninsula of the same name.
Kandy – last historic capital
It is the second largest city in the country after Colombo. It was the last capital of the ancient kings’ era of Sri Lanka. The city lies in the midst of hills in the Kandy plateau, which crosses an area of tropical plantations, mainly tea. Kandy is both an administrative and religious city and is Read More …