Sri Lanka North Central Province

Anuradhapura

Ancient city in Sri Lanka renowned for its well-preserved ruins of early Sinhalese civilization and sacred Buddhist sites.

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Anuradhapura, located in the North Central Province of Sri Lanka, is a must-visit destination for those looking to explore the World Heritage Sites in Asia. This ancient city served as the capital of Sri Lanka for over 1,300 years and boasts significant archaeological and architectural marvels. From the sacred Bodhi Tree to the colossal Ruwanwelisaya Stupa, Anuradhapura holds a unique historical and religious significance that draws visitors from all over the world.

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Anuradhapura Guides

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  • World Heritage Sites in Asia

    seeker (Seeker Editors)
    Across the vast, diverse continent of Asia, there are seemingly endless World Heritage Sites to explore. Visit the sparse atomic bomb dome in Hiroshima, or walk for hours along the towering Great Wall of China. From sprawling rustic temple grounds to ancient statues of civilizations past- here is a collection of some of the prominent World Heritage Sites in Asia.