reaches across the media spectrum of global news and features—and sees Sri Lanka as a terrific holiday destination for its millions of domestic readers and viewers.

A ‘top-things-to-do-in’ series has focused not only on the island as a whole, but also takes a look at our capital city Colombo and Galle, our top south-coast resort.

Most recent is Sri Lanka Tourism: The island nation in pictures. ‘Visit the alluring Colombo, Galle, Kandy, Anuradhapura, Jaffna and Arugam Bay among other destinations!’

Sneha Shetty writes that “Sri Lanka is one of the most beautiful, yet underrated tourist destinations. However, in the past few years, the number of people traveling to this island nation has increased tremendously.

“From Colombo and the cultural hub, Kandy, and from surfing destinations like Arugam Bay to historic places like Anuradhapura, Nuwara Eliya and Jaffna, Sri Lanka is a delight.

“It has a beautiful coastline, high peaks, tea estates, relics, places with spiritual and religious importance and cart loads of folklore related to the kingdoms that ruled over the island for centuries.”

“The country is rich in ways you can’t measure, unless you visit it. As part of our special Sri Lanka Tourism series, we share with you some breath-taking photographs of the beautiful country.”

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Top 9 things to do in Colombo

Sri Lanka is one of the hottest travel destinations for Indian tourists. Even as thousands of Indians now traveling to the island nation, we kick off a special series on Sri Lanka with this list of nine things you totally must not miss in Colombo.

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Top 9 things to do in Galle

Galle is Sri Lanka’s fourth largest city. But it is also one of the quaintest and the prettiest town you will encounter in all of Sri Lanka. If you are traveling along the well-trodden west coast of Sri Lanka, Galle is typically your first or second stop (depending on whether or not you decide to halt at the beach resort of Bentota).

The old Dutch quarter that stands in the heart of Galle, known as the Fort, holds everything that there is to see in Galle. The new town of Galle that has spread around the Fort area and has your railway and bus stations, is about as interesting as watching paint dry.

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