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Colombo

May, 06

Colombo    Colombo (Sinhala: කොළඹ, Tamil: கொழும்பு) is the biggest city and the budgetary and business capital of Sri Lanka. Colombo stays both the business and monetary capital of Sri Lanka even after the authoritative capital has been moved to Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte, a suburb east of the city. Colombo is an enormous, rambling city, which can be visited whenever...

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Rameswaram

Apr, 27

Rameswaram Rameswaram is a town in Tamil Nadu.Get inBy planeNearest Airport in Madurai - 174 km Indian Airlines connect’s Madurai with Chennai, Bangalore and Mumbai.By trainConnected with all major cities like Chennai, Coimbatore, Madurai, Trichy, TirunelveliBy roadConnected with all important towns of Tamil Nadu, City Buses are available including night services. Point to Point services, Tourist taxi, auto / cycle...

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Kanniyakumari

Apr, 25

Kanniyakumari  Kanniyakumari (or Kanyakumari) is a town on the southern most tip of the main land of India, in the state of Tamil Nadu. It is also known as Cape Comorin.UnderstandThe southernmost point of India, Kanyakumari is a small town located at the confluence of the Indian Ocean, Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal. For a long time it has...

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Ramayana Sites in Sri Lanka  Ashok Vatika Hanuman Encounters Sita in Ashok Vatika, bazaar craftsmanship, mid 1900's.   Ashok Vatika was a patio nursery in Lanka, that was situated in the Kingdom of the Rakshasa ruler, Ravana, as referenced in the Vishnu Purana and Hindu epic, Ramayana of Valmiki, and every single ensuing adaptation, including the Ramacharitamanas composed by Tulsidas,...

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Shankari Devi Peeth Lankayam Shankari Devi Peeth : The sanctuary of Shankari Devi expected to be in Sri Lanka at Trimkomali. At present there is no sanctuary availble at this spot and it is said that the sanctuary was annihilated by Portugese individuals between sixteenth to seventeenth century According to the cleric's record, the Portuguese who attacked the island in...

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UNESCO World Heritage Sites by Country    Sno Country Natural sites Cultural sites Mixed sites Total sites Shared sites[4] UNESCO region 1  Italy 5 49 54 6 Europe and North America 2  China 13 36 4 53 1 Asia and the Pacific 3  Spain 4 41 2 47 4 Europe and North America 4  France 4 39 1 44 4...

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The Ruwanwelisaya (Stupa), Anuradhapura - Sri Lanka The Ruwanwelisaya is a stupa, a hemispherical structure containing relics, in Sri Lanka, considered holy to numerous Buddhists everywhere throughout the world. It was worked by King Dutugemunu. 140 B.C., who moved toward becoming ruler of all Sri Lanka after a war in which the Chola King Ellalan, was crushed. It is otherwise called "Mahathupa", "Swarnamali Chaitya",...

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Jetavanaramaya dagoba (stupa). Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka   Thuparamaya is a dagoba in Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka. It is a Buddhist hallowed place of reverence. Thera Mahinda, an agent sent by King Ashoka himself presented Theravada Buddhism and furthermore chetiya love to Sri Lanka. ... The name Thuparamaya originates from "stupa" and "aramaya" which is a private complex for priests. Anuradhapura (Sinhalese:...

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The Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage   The Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage is arranged northwest of the town of Kegalle, somewhere between the present capital Colombo and the antiquated illustrious living arrangement Kandy. It was built up in 1975 by the Sri Lanka Wildlife. Division in a 25 section of land coconut property connecting the Maha Oya River. The halfway house was initially...

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