THINGS TO DO IN Anuradhapura

  • Mihintale
  • River bath
  • Ruwanwelisseya Dagoba
  • Isurumuniya Rock Temple
  • Abhayagiri Dagoba
  • Lankarama Sthupa
  • Ranmasu Uyana
  • Brazen Palace
  • Kuttam Pokuna
  • Bodhi (Bo) Tree
  • Jethawanaramaya Stupa
  • Sri Maha Boodhi Temple
  • Dagoba of Thuparama
  • Wilpaththu National Park
  • Twin Baths (Kuttam Pokuna)
  • Samadhi Statue
  • Eth Pokuna
  • Mirisaveti Stupa
  • Kalu Diya Pokuna Natural Black Water Pond
  • Lovamahapaya
  • Trekking
  • Bird Watching
  • Cycling
  • Filming
  • Camping
  • Elephant back ride

The sacred city of Anuradhapura was a thriving kingdom for 1300 years and the capital of Sri Lanka during the 3rd century BC. Boasting civilization, a rich culture and an impressive irrigation system Anuradhapura is considered one of the greatest civilizations of the ancient world.

Today Anuradhapura is in picturesque ruins with the newer commecialised little town located close by. Visitors to the old Anuradhapura City can explore the fascinating ruins which include the ancient cities, magnificent massive stupas, temples, intricate carvings, palaces and the remains of the ancient irrigation system. Most of the Stupas are still worshipped by Buddhists all over the world and there are easy access roads to visit all the great monuments. The area of the great stupas is complemented by a massive amazingly beautiful tank.