A type of Buddhist structure, the Vatadage is a piece of architecture unique to Sri Lanka, of which the Medirigiriya Vatadage is extremely famous. This is built around what is known as a ‘stupa’ – a structure containing relics, and they are circular in shape and built on hallowed ground.
The ancient palace of King Kashyapa, this is a rock fortress that comprised gardens, ponds, moats and ramparts in its heyday, in addition to hand painted frescoes which remain to this day. Now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Sigiriya is now a major tourist destination.
The fishing town of Negumbo on the western coast of Sri Lanka is a city under modernization, but has still retained some of its quaint roots. Its proximity to the country’s international airport is also a huge plus.
The Southeast coast of Sri Lanka is blessed with Arugam Bay where tourists and locals alike, love to surf due to the presence of some quality breaks. Awesome beaches, lagoons, and the Kumana National Park is also to be experienced here.