5 days in Anuradhapura Itinerary

5 days in Anuradhapura Itinerary

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Explore the well-preserved ruins of an ancient Sri Lankan civilization and its former capital at Anuradhapura, a World Heritage Site and erstwhile center of Theravada Buddhism set amidst peaceful green parks.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Yapahuwa Rock Fortress and Yapahuwa Ancient Kingdom. Lankathilaka Image House and Sathmahal Prasada will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Pethikada (in Sigiriya), Medirigiriya Vatadage (in Polonnaruwa) and Dhilip De Alwis (in Habarana). There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Ranmasu Uyana, step into the grandiose world of The Royal Palace (Vijayabahu Maligaya), make a trip to Mirisaveti Stupa, and explore the activities along Kalu Diya Pokuna Natural Black Water Pond.

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If you are flying in from Portugal, the closest major airport is Bandaranaike International Colombo Airport. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Anuradhapura

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Polonnaruwa, Yapahuwa, Dhilip De Alwis, Pethikada
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Ranmasu Uyana ©
Ranmasu Uyana
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Lankathilaka Image House
Yapahuwa Rock Fortress ©
Yapahuwa Rock Fortress

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