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Sri Lanka - On the trail of the ancient Buddhist Shrines (World Heritage Sites)

Sri Lanka's history dates back well before 5th century BC. It was known for trade during the Roman-Hellenistic period. Buddhism was introduced in Sri Lanka in 247 BC. Ancient cities like Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa have historical importance.

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Seated Buddha inside Vatadage, Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka
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Seated Buddha inside Vatadage, Polon…
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Guardian deity outside the steps, Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka
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Guardian deity outside the steps, Po…
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Thuparama shrine, Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka
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Thuparama shrine, Polonnaruwa, Sri L…
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An image of the architectural style of the Vihara, Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka
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An image of the architectural style …
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Hatadage, Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka
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Hatadage, Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka
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Satmahal Prasada, Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka
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Satmahal Prasada, Polonnaruwa, Sri L…
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Peace amidst the ruins, Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka
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Peace amidst the ruins, Polonnaruwa,…
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Lotus Pond, Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka
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Lotus Pond, Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka
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Lankatilaka, Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka
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Lankatilaka, Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka
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Inside Lankatilaka, Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka
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Inside Lankatilaka, Polonnaruwa, Sri…
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Selling tender coconuts on a hot day, Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka
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Selling tender coconuts on a hot day…
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Gal Vihara I, Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka
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Gal Vihara I, Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka
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Gal Vihara II, Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka
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Gal Vihara II, Polonnaruwa, Sri Lank…
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Gal Vihara III, Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka
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Gal Vihara III, Polonnaruwa, Sri Lan…
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Gal Vihara IV, Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka
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Gal Vihara IV, Polonnaruwa, Sri Lank…
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Gal Vihara V, Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka
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Gal Vihara V, Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka
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Gal Vihara VI, Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka
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Gal Vihara VI, Polonnaruwa, Sri Lank…
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Gal Vihara VII, Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka
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Gal Vihara VII, Polonnaruwa, Sri Lan…
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A large golden statue of Buddha at the foothills of Dambulla Caves, Dambulla, Sri Lanka
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A large golden statue of Buddha at t…
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Dambulla Cave Temples, Dambulla, Sri Lanka
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Dambulla Cave Temples, Dambulla, Sri…
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Inside Dambulla Caves, Dambulla, Sri Lanka
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Inside Dambulla Caves, Dambulla, Sri…
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Inside Dambulla Caves, Dambulla, Sri Lanka
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Inside Dambulla Caves, Dambulla, Sri…
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Inside Dambulla Caves, Dambulla, Sri Lanka
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Inside Dambulla Caves, Dambulla, Sri…
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Pianting on the ceiling inside Dambulla Caves, Dambulla, Sri Lanka
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Pianting on the ceiling inside Dambu…
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Inside Dambulla Caves, Dambulla, Sri Lanka
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Inside Dambulla Caves, Dambulla, Sri…
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