Anuradhapura, the ancient capitals of Sri Lanka is one of the oldest cities in the world. No wonder! Anuradhapura was the capital Sri Lanka, from 4th century BC till 11th century AD. Today it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a sacred place for Buddhism.
Did you know that the music band Duran Duran filmed the music video of Save a Prayer in Sri Lanka in the 80s? In the video there are a lot of scenes from Pollonaruwa. The second oldest kingdom of Sri Lanka is today one of the most important cultural heritages of the country and has been declared to UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Sigiriya Rock is the most important landmark of Sri Lanka and it has to be in your Sri Lanka travel itinerary. The ancient rock fortress, also called Lion Rock, is located in the Central Province of Sri Lanka near to Dambulla.