Attanagalla Raja Maha Viharaya, an ancient temple, is surrounded by devotees and tourists alike. A special monument was built to commemorate King Siri Sangbo who sacrificed his head. The place where the king offered his head is in the temple. The Dagoba was built in the monastery. The people believe that Attanagalla was the place […]
Henarathgoda Botanic Garden is one of the six botanic gardens in Sri Lanka. It is about a kilometer from Colombo. About 29 yards away. The first rubber tree collapsed due to a rainstorm in 1988 and the rest of it is now preserved as a national monument in the country. The park was built by […]
Alagiyawanna means “beautiful color” in Tamil. Alagiyawanna Fall in Gampaha District is also known as Bopagama Ella by the Sinhalese. The 4-meter high waterfall is fed by aquifers at the nearby Kandalanda Estate and the Nagas Canal. During the monsoon, the waterfalls overflow with water and the streams are rich with freshwater fish. Climbing trees […]
The Horagolla National Park is one of the newest national parks in Sri Lanka. It is so-called because of the abundance of Dipterocarpus xylonicus (Hora) trees. The site was declared a wildlife sanctuary on September 5, 1973, because of its biodiversity. It was later upgraded to the National Park in Horagolla on 24th June 2004. […]
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