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The Most Interesting Historical Places in Anuradhapura

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Historical Places in Anuradhapura

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Mihintale , Anuradhapura
4.8
Religious Site
Revered as the birthplace of Buddhism in Sri Lanka, the mountain peak of Mihintale boasts historic but now mostly abandoned shrines and monum
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Sigiriya Fortress , Sigiriya
4.6
World heritage site · Ruin
Visit the historic complex of Sigiriya Fortress, an ancient city centered around a massive stone plateau. King Kasyapa selected the spot to b
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Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi , Anuradhapura
4.4
Religious Site
Probably of the world's oldest fig trees, Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi was allegedly planted in 249 BCE. Revered by Buddhist pilgrims from around the
Isurumuniya Temple , Anuradhapura
4.2
Religious Site
Known for its depiction of a huge reclining Buddha, Isurumuniya Temple includes many exquisite carvings, many of which date from around the 3
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4.5
Religious Site
Dambulla cave temple also known as the Golden Temple of Dambulla is a World Heritage Site in Sri Lanka, situated in the central part of the c
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