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Fading Murals of Bihalpola Raja Maha Vihare

Information is pretty thin stuff, unless mixed with experience said the American author Clarence Day and so it was with the Bihalpola Raja Maha Vihare… 1,038 more words

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Dutch writer/publisher on a mission to promote Sri Lankan tourism and investments

By Jayampathy Jayasinghe

A Dutch writer and publisher who first visited Sri Lanka about three years ago is now assisting tourist authorities in the western province to develop a good tourist product and also engaged in writing a book on architecture that would explain the country’s ancient irrigation and cultivation systems. 534 more words

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Pearl of the Indian Ocean

After an active few weeks exploring Sabah, it’s high time we let our sore bodies recover. Ah, Sri Lanka! Covering most of southern and central Sri Lanka during our first visit in 2010, we are keen to find out what the rest of the island has to offer. 1,852 more words

Exploring Marvellous Stupas during Holidays in Sri Lanka and Nepal

Jetavanaramaya is a stupa and one of the many world-renowned religious sites to visit during holidays in Sri Lanka. It is located in the city of Anuradhapura in the North Central Province and is the best surviving structure among the ruins of the Jetavana Monastery. 503 more words

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Early Pathways at Mihintale & Anuradhapura

The sacred site of Mihintale has immense significance in the narrative of Buddhism in Sri Lanka. It was here in the 2nd Century BCE that the Indian emperor Ashoka’s son Mihinda is thought to have taught Buddhist… 418 more words

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