Category: UNESCO World Heritage

Sri Lanka has eight UNESCO World Heritage sites, each of which showcases our peerless heritage.

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Polonnaruwa shines a dazzling light

The history of Polonnaruwa shines a dazzling light on the history of Sri Lanka. And ancient ruins and latter-day ageing rock-stars underscore why this World Heritage Site lies at the centre of our sacred cultural firmament.

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Anuradhapura, sacred City of the Kings

Anuradhapura, sacred City of the Kings, is redolent with history and mystery. Founded in the 6th Century BC and venerated by Buddhists the world over, it is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site that lies at the heart of Sri Lanka’s famed ‘cultural triangle’.