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Why is Ceylon tea unique?

Sri Lanka was known to the whole world for its tea due to its unique flavour, aroma and colour. Its not wrong to say...

Museums of Sri Lanka — the best places to understand ...

While visiting an unknown country and if interest is to seek how the people of that country  live,  and understand their culture, history and...

The Garrison Cemetery of Kandy an important symbol of our colonial...

John D’Oyly is one of the prominent figures who played a key role arranging the takeover of the Kandyan Kingdom by the British colonialists...

Botanical Gardens of Sri Lanka a valuable national asset

Sri Lanka’s botanic gardens have a long and proud history and are an important section of the island nation’s rich heritage as well as...

Sri Lanka’s lesser known bird sanctuaries

Thangamale and Attidhiya bird sanctuaries Sri Lanka’s lesser known bird sanctuaries Sri Lanka, the resplendent island in the Indian Ocean is one of the important locations...

The Sri Lankan Malay Heritage, Culture and Language

Sri Lanka, the Pearl of the Indian Ocean is blessed with an interesting cultural mosaic that has enriched the history, culture as well as...

Dutch Burghers- Vital factor in Sri Lankan Heritage

Richard Gerald Anthonisz They came as traders but due to many reasons they became colonists. They colonized the maritime provinces of Sri Lanka for 140...

Hurulu Eco Park

Hurulu Eco Park situated between the 116th and 117th mile post about 100 meters from Habarana, along the road to Trincomalee is an interesting...

Angampora

Angampora is one of the unique features that has been embellished into the history, culture and heritage of Sri Lanka. This ancient martial art...