Sri Lanka Sabaragamuwa Province

Sri Pada / Adam's Peak

A sacred mountain in Sri Lanka venerated by multiple religions, known for the footprint-shaped indentation at its summit.

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You could easily lift up Adam’s Peak and plonk it in the heart of the Swiss Alps. It wouldn’t look out of place one bit. Well…apart from the jungles and palm trees, that is. Not to be confused with Little Adam’s Peak in Ella, this Central Highlands mountaintop is one of the most famous pilgrimage spots on the isle. Take the Sri Pada path to the top and you’ll find what’s said to be a footprint left by Buddha himself!

jrfrancis 4 years ago

Sri Pada / Adam's Peak Articles

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