When visiting cultural triangle, it is obvious to get amazed by all the historical sites that were of some significant value in the past. But there are plenty of places that are as wonderful as the rest of the places in the Cultural Triangle. Some of them are listed below:
- When the kingdom of Ruhana was threatened by the invaders in the 2nd century, the temple of Seruwila Mangala Raja Maha Vihara was built during the reign of Kavantissa. Don`t forget to visit the temple as it has tastefully done interiors with intricate details.
- Galle Fort needs no introduction. With its Portuguese and Dutch inspired architecture, the place is easy to locate form a far distance. Galle`s old town and fortifications were built in the 16th century and is one of the best fortified cities built by Europeans in Asia.
- Sacred Foot Print Shrine is the infamous pilgrim route along the Mahaweli River from Seruwila to Sri Pada. The main attraction of this place is that it passes through the holy relics of Buddha which include bones, teeth, hair and a gem-studded chair. Apply for your online Sri Lanka visa in advance from your date of travel. This will make it possible for you to apply for a visa if your ETA application gets rejected.
- The Central Highlands in the south-central part of the island is a biodiversity hub, where forests rise to 2500 meters above sea-level. The forest is home to various endangered species such as the Horton Plains, the western-purple-faced langur, slender loris and the Sri Lankan leopard.
- Sinharaja Forest Reserve in South-west Sri Lanka is a tropical rainforest which is inhabited by trees, birds and wildlife. More than 60 percent of the trees are endemic and the forest is a home to more than half of Sri Lanka`s endemic species of butterflies and mammals. Love animals? Apply for online Sri Lanka visa on time to travel hassle-free.
Make a travel itinerary that fulfills your travel diaries. Take out some time to explore the above mentioned places on your own. These places not only hold a significant place in the culturally rich country but will also transport you back to the royal-era. Apply for your online Sri Lanka visa by either the government website or from www.sri-lankaeta.com.