Sri Lanka is formally known as the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka. It an island-country located 31 kilometers to the southern coast of India. The major tourist attractions in Sri Lanka are the islands and beaches located in the southern and eastern parts of the country, primeval heritage sites located in the interior of the country and verdant green resorts located in the mountainous areas of the country. Since tourism is one of the main industries in the country, Hotels in Sri Lanka leave no stone unturned to make the best of their lodgers stay. The city hotels and resorts offer excellent ambience, service and facilities to their guest’s delight.
Some of the well regions in Sri Lanka include Galle, Colombo- capital city, Kandy among many others. Kandy is listed in the world heritage site and also one of the best tourist sites in Sri Lanka. Sited 116 km from Colombo, the region is home to the Temple of Tooth which has the tooth relic of Lord Buddha. A10-day parade called the Esala Perahera is a great attraction of the city. Koggala is located in southern region of the country, at a distance of 130km from Colombo. The region boasts of one of the most excellent beach and the historical Madol Duwa. Arugam Bay is place that is high on places of interest and is famous for balmy beaches.
Sri Lanka is known for its rich historical and cultural heritage. The temple of Ridi Vihara is a beautiful structure. The world Ridi Vihara means Silver Temple and it is called so because in the 2nd century BC, silver ore was discovered here. It is believed that a king set up the complex as a sign of gratefulness for the discovery of silver which helped him complete his other construction projects. Within the cave sits a gold-plated statue of the Buddha. You must not miss the nearby Upper Temple when you visit Ridi Vihara. Panduwasnuwara is a fine tourist attraction that is overlooked most of the times. The ruin of this 12th century capital of Parakramabahu is worth a visit. A quiet and a serene place to unwind… no many visit this place. The site covers an area of about 50 acres and makes a good place for archaeological exploration. Aukana Buddha stands 12m tall and folklore has it that the sculpture was built during the reign of Dhatusena in the 5th century – however some source date it to the 12th -13th century. The best time to savor the beauty of the statue is during the dawn when the rays of the sun fall on makes it look heavenly.
An accommodation in Sri Lanka is easy to find and is available in various price brackets and categories. Sri Lanka Hotels are well equipped with the best of facilities and render world class service. Whether you are looking for a five star luxurious hotel, a mid range hotel or a low cost budget hotel… you will find it all here. Hotel Sri Lanka is well known for their hospitality and trusted for their opulent service all across the world.