Tag Archives: Kandy

Eight of the World Heritage Sites in Sri Lanka

Just ask someone to ask a question: What is the similarity between the Dambulla cave temple, the Great Pyramid of Giza and the great barrier in Australia? When asked this, many people think that they are preparing to make a bad joke. Because most of us think that a cave temple in our country can… Read More »

Kingdom of Kandy (World Heritage City)

According to historical documents, Kandy was first built by King Wickramabahu (1357-1374). He built this place in the Watapuluwa area north of the present town. It is called ‘Senkadagalapura’. There is no specific reason to be named for Senkadagapura, and historians say this may have been named after the name “Senkandand”, which used to live… Read More »