Enormous lion claws, lakes, hydraulic systems, canals, dams and fountains are a rare combination in an ancient location discovery. This selection of items would be a wild guess belong to a very modern museum designed by the world’s greatest architects. Towering 200 meters, Sigiriya has the most mind-boggling view in Sri Lanka. Besides a taunting past, Sigiriya rock fortress is a now both a tourist attraction and an area of study. Dating to the 3rd century and playing different roles in Sri Lanka’s government business, a lot about the fortress is still being uncovered.
Sigiriya rock fortress aka lion rock is known as one of the world wonders and it is truly a magnificent place to explore.
Sembuwaththa Lake also known as Sembuwatta Wewa is a beautiful man made lake and a attractive tourist destination. It is the ultimate manmade lake that has been constructed in the most scenic environment as if to mock the natural placement of water bodies and urban way of life. The lake provides tourists with a life time experience of ambience, tranquility, serenity and calm.
Ambuluwawa Temple is a tale of many legends. The legends contribute to the scenic temple and its magnificent surrounding. You can come across the true meaning of diversity at this scenic and serene location. There is a Buddhist temple, a Hindu Shrine, a chapel, a mosque which represent the peace and unity. This symphony is perfect for the location and the country at large.
Established in 1861, Hakgala Garden is the second largest garden in Sri Lanka. It is located at 5,400 feet above the sea level and has a cold climate of between 16 °C to 30 °C.
Hakgala Garden is a part of Hakgala Strict Nature Reserve with over 10,000 species of flora. It is a major tourist attraction in Sri Lanka especially during the Spring season between April to August.