The capital of Sri Lanka - a fabulous trip
Sri Lanka - amazing country,which does not cease to amaze the beauty of many tourists. Many call it the cradle of Buddhism. In addition, it is a country of holidays, ancient traditions and customs.
The official capital of Sri Lanka -Sri Jayavardenepura-Kotte. In this city is the supreme court and parliament. A lot of temples are concentrated here. In addition, Kotte is famous for its magnificent beaches. Other attractions include several museums, a zoo, an art gallery.
The actual capital of Sri Lanka is Colombo. Its population is more than 1500 000 people. It was in this city that an unpredictable mixture of several cultures and religions occurred. After all, on the one hand, Colombo is a legacy of the Dutch, English and Portuguese, each people left their mark.
Among the numerous attractionsthe capital of Sri Lanka is proud of such a structure as the temple of Kelaniya Raja Maha Vihara. No less interesting is the Hindu temple of Katiseran, which is dedicated to the god of war Skanda. The temple of Sri-Pannambala-Vanesvaram deserves attention.
But this is not all interesting architecturala building that is ready to show its guests the capital of Sri Lanka Colombo. It is recommended to see the Shiva-Sobramanya-Swami temple, located on the island of Slava, the temple of Shri-Masumariamman. In addition to unique buildings, you can see Cinnamon gardens located in the luxurious area of the capital. Once there were cinnamon plantations, and now on this place a splendid park is broken. At its entrance there is a statue of a seated Buddha, around which a swimming pool is built.
Going for a walk in the most interesting placesa fabulous country called Sri Lanka, whose attractions can not be listed in full, it is simply impossible, do not forget to visit the elephant cattery. It is located in the city of Pinnavela. This brings in young elephants, who for whatever reason are left without a mother and can not survive on their own, and those who have been injured due to poaching.
After recovery, many go to the zoos of the world. It will also be interesting to see the tea plantations of the famous Ceylon tea.