Anuradhapura is a major city in Sri Lanka. It is the capital city of North Central Province, Sri Lanka and the capital of Anuradhapura District. Anuradhapura is one of the ancient capitals of Sri Lanka, famous for its well-preserved ruins of ancient Sri Lankan civilization. It was the third capital of the Kingdom of Rajarata, following the kingdoms of Tambapanni and Upatissa Nuwara.
|1||Driver picks you up from Kandy|
|2||Breakfast on the way at a nice restaurant and drive to Anuradhapura|
|3||Visit Anuradhapura sacred and ancient site|
|5||Lunch at a nice restaurant|
|6||Continue the site visit|
|7||Drive to Mihintale|
|8||Visit Mihintale monastery, which is a mountain peak near Anuradhapura in Sri Lanka. It is believed by Sri Lankans to be the site of a meeting between the Buddhist monk Mahinda and King Devanam Piyathissa which inaugurated the presence of Buddhism in Sri Lanka. It is now a pilgrimage site, and the site of several religious monuments and abandoned structures|
|9||Back to Kandy|
Would you like to know the history of the first established kingdom in ancient Sri Lanka? Anuradhapura Kingdom was largely based on agriculture, the construction of irrigation works was a major achievement of the Anuradhapura Kingdom, ensuring water supply in the dry zone and helping the country grow mostly self-sufficient.