Once the greatest monastic city of the ancient world, Anuradhapura, boasts some of Sri Lanka’s and Asia’s richest cultural and archaeological heritage sites, with each site unraveling a mystery of the great sages of old. The phenomenal legacy of the ancient historic kingdom of Anuradhapura Sri Lanka was birthed in 380 BC and thrived for approximately 1500 years, remaining the royal capital for 119 successive Sinhala kings, despite numerous intrusions and clashes.
As such, forming part of the monumental cultural triangle and entitled a UNESCO world heritage site, this is a historic city to travel. Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka, houses some of the greatest ancient ruins of the glorious island nation including remains from temples, palaces and even the tallest dagoba.
Travel Anuradhapura, rooted in ancient soil, where every step unfolds a legendary story, gloriously entwined with modern reality.
Weather in Anuradhapura is usually warm and dry with the exception of the relatively cool months of December and January.Submit Inquiry