Cultural Triangle

Thivanka Image House

Thivanka Pilimage had been built by King Parakramabahu (1153-1186) as part of the Jethavanarama Complex. Since the large image of Buddha has been curved in 3 places, this has been given the name “Thivanka” which literally means three curves.

Sathmahal Prasada

Sathmahal Prasada in Sri Lanka is a seven storied stepped pyramid located in an elevated area amongst the ancient city Polonnaruwa. The structure has entrances on all four sides and an additional staircase to reach the upper levels.


A royal residence in 13th century Yapahuwa was able to preserve some interesting remains. While many traces of other ancient defenses are still seen, an ornamental stairway remains as the main piece.

Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi

The Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi is a sacred fig tree, or Ficus religious, that stands in the Mahamewna Gardens in Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka. Not only is it the closest authentic living link to Gautama Buddha, it is also the oldest human-planted tree in the world with a known planting date and a recorded history.

Wedihiti Kanda

Wedihiti Kanda (Wedahiti Kanda) is a rocky mountain located about 3.5 km from the famous Kataragama Devalaya. Except for Kataragama Devalaya and Sella Kataragama, Wedihiti Kanda is one of the most popular destinations for the pilgrims to Kataragama.

Ran Masu Uyana

Hidden on a side of a boulder face at the Ran Masu Uyana ( The Royal Goldfish Park) sandwiched between the Tissa Wewa and the Isurumuniya Rock Temple at Anuradhapura, is a unique artifact of of the Ancient Sri Lanka which is locally known as “Bawa Chakraya” or the “Sakwala Chakraya”.

Ancient City Polonnaruwa

Polonnaruwa was the thriving commercial and religious center of Sri Lanka some 800 years ago. It consists of a lot of temples and religious buildings.

Kaudulla National Park

Kaudulla National Park is located 182 km away from Colombo in the North Central Province of Sri Lanka. The major cities closest to Kaudulla National Park is Habarana and Polonnaruwa.


Alu Viharaya or Aloka Vihara is situated in 30 km south of Kandy on the Matale-Dambulla road, surrounded by hills. The history of Alu Viharaya can be traced back to 3rd century BC in king Devanampiyatissa’s era.

Dambulla Cave Temple

Situated in the Matale District, Central Province of Sri Lanka, Dambulla is famous for its Dambulla Rock Cave Temples. A large cave temple complex decorated with country’s finest murals.
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