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A guide to the cultural triangle of Sri Lanka

Edmund Jayasuriya

A guide to the cultural triangle of Sri Lanka

by Edmund Jayasuriya

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Published by Publication Unit of the Central Cultural Fund in [Colombo] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Sri Lanka
    • Subjects:
    • Sri Lanka -- Guidebooks.,
    • Sri Lanka -- Civilization.,
    • Sri Lanka -- Antiquities.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesCultural triangle of Sri Lanka
      Statementby Edmund Jayasuriya.
      GenreGuidebooks.
      ContributionsMadhyama Saṃskr̥tika Aramudala (Sri Lanka). Publication Unit.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS488.9 .J39 2004
      The Physical Object
      Pagination123, [1] p. :
      Number of Pages123
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3333502M
      ISBN 109556131639
      LC Control Number2004312584
      OCLC/WorldCa60392506

      The journey today takes you north from Kandy into the heart of Sri Lanka’s cultural triangle. In Dambulla, you’ll see the best preserved cave temples in Sri Lanka. Cave #2 will impress you with over life sized statues of the Buddha along with extravagant murals. Discover Sri Lanka's famous cultural triangle and visit the rock fortress of Sigiriya, the exquisite Dambulla cave temple and the historic Temple of the Tooth in Kandy. Add a scenic train trip through the verdant tea plantations and spot wildlife at Udawalawe NP, all in an exciting one week holiday/5(22).

      In , UNESCO approved a project to safeguard the centuries of cultural achievements of six exceptional sites in Sri Lanka. They called the sites, bounded by Polonnaruwa, Anuradhapura and Kandy, the Cultural Triangle. Discover boutique hotels in The Cultural Triangle, Sri Lanka Verdant green hills adjoin flat plains, overgrown jungles and sudden mountainous outcrops in Sri Lanka’s interior. Dubbed the ‘Cultural Triangle’, this ancient region of Sri Lanka takes its name from the seven UNESCO World Heritage sites peppered throughout the region.

      Distances are short: see the sacred home of the world’s oldest living human-planted tree in the morning (Anuradhapura) and stand awestruck by the sight of hundreds of elephants gathering in the afternoon (Minneriya). Discover a favourite beach, meditate in a year-old temple, exchange smiles while strolling a mellow village, marvel at. Learning about a country’s history and culture always open up new doors for innovations. It may not be everyone’s cuppa of tea, but once you stumble upon a great masterpiece, you are aroused to learn more. 5 Day Cultural Highlights take you on a journey to explore Sri Lanka’s, culture and heritage through the ancient kingdoms of Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa, Sigiriya and Dambulla.


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A guide to the cultural triangle of Sri Lanka by Edmund Jayasuriya Download PDF EPUB FB2

The cultural triangle of Sri Lanka is marked by Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa and Sigiriya. These sites mark the locations of the ancient Sri Lankan capitals as invaders from India pushed the Sri Lankan Kings southwards.

Learn about the history from our local guides who grew up in the areas. Guide to the cultural triangle of Sri Lanka. [Colombo]: Publication Unit of the Central Cultural Fund, (OCoLC) Online version: Jayasuriya, Edmund. Guide to the cultural triangle of Sri Lanka.

[Colombo]: Publication Unit of the Central Cultural Fund, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors. Answer 1 of 9: Hi, I'm after a good (paper) guide book to take us round Anuradhapura and Polonnaruwa, possibly by bike.

I was hoping for something a bit deeper than the general Rough Guide-type book about Sri Lanka (we have one), something closer to a printed. Guidebook Description Home to the world’s premier Buddhist art and architecture, Sri Lanka’s cultural triangle — Anuradhapura, Sigiriya, Polonnaruwa and Dambulla Caves — offers travelers an experience available nowhere else.

Ulagalla is the perfect springboard from which to explore the rest of the Cultural Triangle, ideally located to take in all the temples and ruins that make the region one of Sri Lanka’s must visits. Once you get to the hotel though, you may want to shut yourself off from the outside world.

The Cultural Triangle in Sri Lanka’s scenic hinterland is home to the majority of the country’s UNESCO World Heritage attractions and a rich collection of the world’s most important Buddhist sites. These include the ancient Cultural Triangle cities of Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa and Sigiriya.

Plan your visit to The Cultural Triangle, Sri Lanka: find out where to go and what to do in The Cultural Triangle with Rough Guides. Read about itineraries, activities, places to stay and travel essentials and get inspiration from the blog in the best guide to The Cultural Triangle.

The Cultural Triangle Sri Lanka's famed Cultural Triangle is a treasure-trove of ancient monuments, royal cities and Buddhist temples that once served as the crucible of early Sinhalese civilization. Sri Lanka is often overlooked as being simply a beach destination, but at its heart you’ll find a collection of historical and cultural wonders well worth a closer look.

Stretching between Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa and Dambulla – and encompassing everything in between – the Cultural Triangle is a treasure trove of ruins, rocks and wildlife.

Easily accessible either over land from. In the north-central area of Sri Lanka, dry plains and rocky outcrops are home to the famous Cultural Triangle. This region, the home of ancient Sinhalese royalty is loaded with ancient ruins and restored temples, a must visit when in Sri Lanka.

The way in which The Cultural Triangle is experienced will be very different in terms of how much time is spent : Orana Velarde. Sri Lanka is a diverse country with a rich cultural heritage. This 7-day itinerary focus on exploring the famous cultural triangle of Sri Lanka.

And it covers the most important historical and cultural monuments. This includes sites in Anuradhapura, Dambulla, Sigiriya, Polonnaruwa, and Kandy. We started our time in the Cultural Triangle Sri Lanka by staying in Dambulla which was nestled in the bottom left corner of the Triangle, nearest Kandy.

It was a great location to start by exploring Sirigya Rock and some local temples, plus we also got to experience a sunrise hot air balloon ride over the jungle. We hope this cultural guidebook offers you fresh insights into Sri Lanka’s incredible Buddhist art and architecture and sets you on a path to making your own discoveries.

For many who visit Sri Lanka, the area known as the 'Cultural Triangle' is the sole reason to visit the spice island; others consider it a remarkable bonus. It’s home to five of Sri Lanka's seven UNESCO World Heritage Sites, and easily rivals Myanmar's Bagan region and the Angkor temple complex in.

A tour within the Cultural Triangle will help you understand the ancient Buddhist Culture of Sri Lanka and the intense devoutness the natives demonstrate. The Cultural Triangle is concentrated with many Buddhist Temples, Sculptures, Ancient Monasteries and. Find local Sri Lanka Site Guides: Manju is a site guide for the Cultural Triangle and he also works as a driver for budget tours in Sri Lanka.

Book your Tour Guide or Driver in Sri Lanka ALL GUIDES/DRIVERS5/5(6). Sri Lanka Cultural Triangle Guide: Itinerary and Where to Stay Novem Novem / By Becky / sri lanka If you buy something through my links, I may earn a commission (at no extra cost to you).

Day 7 in the Cultural Triangle: Go on treks around the UNESCO listed Central Highlands of Sri Lanka and learn more about tea. Sleep at Mandukelle Tea and Eco Lodge.

Day 8 in the Cultural Triangle: Visit Kandy’s Monastery and Tooth Relic on your way back to Colombo Best time to visit the Cultural Triangle in Sri Lanka.

Cultural Triangle: Why go The dry, flat area northeast of the Hill Country is known as the Cultural Triangle and covers Sri Lanka’s most famous archaeological sites - some dating back 2, years. It was the seat of the Sinhalese civilisation, which grew through the centuries under the influence of Buddhism, and the ancient capitals of.

Sri Lanka’s Cultural triangle is situated in the centre of the island and covers an area which includes the World Heritage cultural sites of the Sacred City of Anuradhapura, the Ancient City of Polonnaruwa, the Ancient City of Sigiriya, the Ancient City of Dambulla and the Sacred City of to the constructions and associated historical events, some of which are millennia old, these.

The Cultural Triangle is the hub of history and heritage in Sri Lanka. It is the start of civilization, marked by Buddhism and agriculture.

This is where the ancient practises of Ayurvedic healing stemmed from, where great structures and engineering marvels were built, where kingdoms rose and fell.

Sri Lanka’s famed cultural triangle is home to some of the world’s finest ancient monuments. The region of the cultural triangle starts from Kandy, and stretches up northwards to Anuradhapura and eastwards to Polonnaruwa.

The ancient capital of Anuradhapura contains most of the island’s historical monuments and sites; a cultural exploration of this fascinating city brings to sight.View Sri Lanka travel guide.

Overview Phrase Book. English Pronounciation; Useful Contacts: The major destinations that mark the three points of Sri Lanka's Cultural Triangle are Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa and Dambulla, although some people put the southernmost point of the triangle at the beautiful city of Kandy.

While Kandy is a must for.