Welcome to Srilanka

Sri Lanka has maintained an unbroken record of it political, religious, and cultural history for over twenty five centuries, This long historical record is corroborated by evidence from inscriptions, artifacts and monuments, literary evidence from Chinese, Greek, Sanskrit sources and epigraphical data from India, Myanmar, Thiland and Indonesia.

The six exceptional sites in a triangular area bounded by Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa and Kandy were identified for special attention and to be safeguarded as a global obligation and was named ‘ 'The Cultural Triangle’ and approved by the UNESCO in 1978 . Within the triangle and beyond, an amazing concentration of monuments, monastic sites, royal palaces and gardens, manmade tanks and irrigation work, rock painting and sculpture testifies the achievements of the ancient world.