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Top 5 Things to Experience in Sri Lanka

Lankaweb - 3 days ago
The Temple of the Tooth, situated within the city, is one of Sri Lanka's most important sacred sites. As well as being located in the former royal palace grounds, the temple also houses the tooth of the Buddha (hence its name) and has become a...

Unseen Asia: 25 of Asia's most overlooked destinations

CNN - 1 week ago
... of the palace remains, as do former bathing pools. A mysterious well near the complex's cremation site is a place of pilgrimage for the region's Hindus, who say the water has sacred properties. ... as the steamed egg white with sea urchin and...

Beaching in the land of Buddha!

The Tribune - 2 weeks ago
Colombo, its largest city and commercial capital, covering 37 km, provides a peek into what the Ceylon of yesterday must've been and the prospects of Sri Lanka's future. An assortment of modern and colonial buildings is a testimony to it. ... two...

Double-lane tunnel for Kandy

Daily Mirror - 4 months ago
“With the construction of the tunnel, traffic congestion will ease in the Kandy City and nearby areas. It is to be constructed according to international standards and have safe parking and exit-entry facilities,” ministry sources said. (Kelum Bandara) ...and...

PM Narendra Modi visits 'iconic' Temple of Sacred Tooth in Sri Lanka's Kandy

Zee News - 2 months ago
Kandy: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday visited the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic here which houses the relic of the tooth of Lord Buddha. "An architectural wonder housing shared religious heritage. PM @narendramodi arrives at the Temple of...

GMOA crippled health services in Dudley Senanayake Govt.

Daily Mirror - 2 weeks ago
A seven-party alliance headed by the UNP took over the reins in March 1965 promising 'sun and moon' but failed to make available a few clinical thermometers to the leading children's hospital in the city until March 1967, when the unfortunate episode...

Sri Lanka says tourism not affected by devastating floods

Xinhua - 2 months ago
During the present floods and landslides, key tourist areas visited by foreigners, namely the coastal belt of the south, east and west, the sacred city of Kandy in the Central Hills, the cultural triangle and the commercial city of Colombo were not ...and...

Emerging Buddhist-Muslim Rivalry in Sri Lanka? A reappraisal of evidence and claims

Lankaweb - 1 week ago
It is, indeed, unfortunate that we do not have a reputed scholar-journalist of the calibre of Asghar Ali Engineer who has monitored in detail the tragic Hindu-Muslim conflagrations in a large number of Indian cities, all of them published in the ...and...

Eye Kandy

Budapest Times - 3 months ago
Finally, we headed inland to the centre of the hill country, Kandy, Sri Lanka's second-largest city and home of the Temple of the Tooth, one of the most sacred places of worship in the Buddhist world. Earl's Regency, Kandy, Sri Lanka Travel 3, Earl's...

The city as archive: A Tale of Two Cities travels to New Delhi

Architectural Digest India - 4 months ago
Anuradhapura – a sacred city in Sri Lanka, where the only sounds that can be heard are those of the Buddhist chants and the low murmurings of pilgrims' prayers. In sharp contrast is the city of Varanasi, in Uttar Pradesh, India, roughly 3,200...

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