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SRI LANKA

cheap flights to srilankaIn the 12th century, the explorer Marco Polo wrote that Sri Lanka was the finest island in the whole world. For centuries it had been a tourist destination, particularly for European travelers. Recently, the Sri Lankan Civil War that spanned over 25 years and ended in 2009 has had a negative impact on tourism and the growth of the industry become inactive, however, following this era a resurgence in Sri Lanka as a tourist destination has been evident. In 2012, post office worldwide holiday costs barometer named Sri Lanka as the best-valued destination for holidays.

 

Its diverse topography range from the rainforest and arid plains to highlands and sandy beaches. It’s honored for its ancient Buddhist ruins, including the 5th-century citadel Sigiriya, with its palace and frescoes. The city of Anuradhapura- Sri Lanka's ancient capital, has many ruins dating back more than 2,000 years.cheap flight tickets to srilanka The modern capital, Colombo, is a gateway to beach resorts such as Bentota in the south and west, as well as to Galle and its colonial old town and fort. Inland, the Golden Temple of Dambulla is a cave complex furnished with Buddhist paintings and statues. In the Central Highlands, an area of biodiverse rainforest and tea plantations, the vibrant city of Kandy is home to the Temple of the Tooth shrine and its associated Esala Perahera festival.

Temple Of The Tooth Relic

TempleOfTheToothThis temple is very popular and most of the tourists coming to Sri Lanka come here definitely because of its uniqueness. Like many other popular places of Sri Lanka, this too comes in the world heritage sites and is marked so by UNESCO. The temple is spiritual and historical both. individuals come here are keen on the two subjects. It is said that the tooth relic that the sanctuary has is of Buddha. Additionally, there is this colloquialism that one who will hold that tooth relic will be the legislative head of the kingdom. This sanctuary is situated in the city of Kandy.