Adam's Peak is considered sacred by the adherents of
all four major religions: Buddhists, Hindus, Christians and Muslims. At the
top of peak is a platform where a Buddhist temple and the shrine of Saman is
located. All people in Sri Lanka have regard for Adam's Peak. No matter
whether the person is Hindu, Muslim, Buddhist or Christian, they have regard
for Adam's Peak. The mountain which is also known as Sri Pada, enjoys
reverence all over Sri Lanka.
Prominent beaches of Sri Lanka are Mt. Lavinia,
Negombo on West Coast and Beruwala, Bentota and Hikkaduwa on South Coast.
Underwater beauty makes Hikkaduwa attractive. Mt. Lavinia and Negombo are
popular among tourists.
Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage is among the biggest
herds of captive elephants in the world. Elephants are taken to the river
everyday for bathing. Baby elephants are fed and bathed by their human
Sri Lanka has so much to offer to the visitors.
Pristine beaches, verdantg landscapes and intriguing culture. Beaches are at
par with any other beaches of the world. Mountaineering experience is all
Buddhists in Sri Lanka give highest regard to the
Temple of Tooth. Visited by hundreds of pilgrims everyday, the temple was
built in decades. The shrince holds the tooth relic of Lord Buddha. The
shrince has been refurbished.
Archaeological past of Sri Lanka manifests itself in
the colossal stupas and stone structures. The country has seen several
phases of history and with every phase it witnessed some new monuments.
Museums give us insight into the past of Sri Lanka.
They tell us how the country has evolved since ancient times. Particular for
the people interested in history these museums are source of joy. Tour these
Popular pilgrimage centres among the people of Sri
Lanka are Temple of Tooth, Adam's Peak, Bogoda Bridge and Temple,
Buduruwagala, Down Cave Temple and Muthiyangana.
First two are most popular.
Sinharaja Rain Forest, lying over the area of about
11187 hectares, has always been a preferred destination of the eco lovers.
Having great diversity of flora and fauna, the forest is the home of several beasts.