Sri Lanka is a great place to find cultural heritage, ancient cities and historical sites! If you ask yourself a question, who would know about all of the ancient history? Who could tell me the story about the cultural heritage about this country? Of course the locals! That is why Withlocals offers you the opportunity to discover the well-known and hidden places of this beautiful island, under the guidance of a local host. By going on a tour with an expert of the area you are visiting, you will get to know Sri Lanka from a local perspective.
Visit the cultural and authentic city of Kandy, and afterwards move upwards to the northern area to see the ‘Cultural Triangle’. This area was previously called ‘The King’s Land’ and shows the start of the Sinhalese civilization. It offers magnificent landscapes with great ancient cities and towns, such as Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa and Sigiriya, to name a few examples.
This city used to be one Sri Lanka’s spiritual center, with lots of monasteries and temples to be found. Nowadays, Anuradhapura is still a magical place and can capture your attention for hours.
This ancient city has an intense and turmoil history, and was once one of the most important aspects of Sri Lankan culture. Inside, various attractions can be found.
When visiting this ancient city full of gardens and ancient , make sure to enter the mouth of the lion! In other words, make sure to climb the stairs emerging from the gigantic lion’s statue, leading you all the way to the top of a massive rock formation. Quite the climb, but you will be treated with a magnificent view.
Have an authentic meal at a local families home. Experience the real food of Sri-lanka.
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