Full of impressive landscapes, exciting mountains, inspiring places, soulful Buddhist monasteries and extraordinary historical places; The island of Sri Lanka is just great. Sri Lanka has everything to make your vacation unforgettable and remarkable! Take a trip to these most beautiful places in Sri Lanka and make your vacation worthy. Sri Lanka will not disappoint you!
10. Adam's Summit – The Sacred Footprint
Adam's Summit, also known as Sri Pada, is one of the most striking natural monuments in Sri Lanka. And also one of the most famous places of pilgrimage. It is located in a beautiful area of the southern hills at an altitude of 2244 m. Buddhists believe that the rock formation at the summit is either the footprint of Lord Buddha. Or it is Adam after Muslims and Christians. Although it takes about 4 hours to reach the summit on foot, followers of many religions climb the mountain daily to summon blessings.
Aside from its spiritual and religious reputation, if you go upstairs you will be amazed by its beauty and breathtaking views of the surroundings. While climbing Adam's Summit may seem easy, the type of experience the place offers you is irreplaceable. For those who long to climb the summit, the best time to climb is during the day. Camp overnight and experience the beautiful breathtaking sunrise the next morning and then descend. This is a World Heritage Site and is designated by UNESCO.
9. Tooth Temple – A Unique Buddhist Temple
This temple is another religious site in Sri Lanka that has the relic of Lord Buddha's teeth. It is because of its uniqueness that it inspires most locals and foreigners. The temple is both spiritual and historical and is located in Kandy. In fact, the Temple of the Tooth is a paradise for art and history lovers. The inside of the temple is covered with breathtakingly detailed and ornate paintings. The wall that runs along the canal and Lake Bogambara is considered a water wave wall. The main entrance gate lies above the moat and at the foot of these steps; There is a moonstone carved in the Kandyan style. There are two huge stone elephants on either side of the entrance.
8. Anuradhapura – Greatest Architecture
The archaeological relics of Anuradhapura are one of the most impressive sites in Sri Lanka. The sprawling complex contains a rich collection of architectural wonders; Gigantic dagabas (brick stupas), old pools and collapsed temples. Built during Anuradhapura's millennial rule over Sri Lanka. It is one of Sri Lanka's oldest capitals, so it is no wonder that it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Anuradhapura is crowded with great activities and sights. Starting with Mihinthale, a sacred mountain is one of the religious sites in Anuradhapura. The Bodhi tree, which is unique here. It is actually the tree that Lord Buddha has attained enlightenment, hence the tree of enlightenment. If you are looking for spirituality in Sri Lanka you should definitely visit this place. In addition to the Bodhi tree, Anuradhapura has a number of the most impressive and religious temples and sites.