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Top things to do in Central Province

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Pidurangala Rock (Sigiriya)
Ranked #1 of 84 attractions in Central Province
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #2 of 84 attractions in Central Province
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Category: Ancient Ruins; Landmarks
The remnants of a fifth century royal rock fortress.
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Ranked #3 of 84 attractions in Central Province
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
Owner description: Sigiriya Rock Fortress is the most visited site in Sri Lanka. Built over 1,600 years ago, it was the royal capital of King... more » Owner description: Sigiriya Rock Fortress is the most visited site in Sri Lanka. Built over 1,600 years ago, it was the royal capital of King Kasyapa. « less
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Ranked #4 of 84 attractions in Central Province
Category: Gardens; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #5 of 84 attractions in Central Province
Category: Historic Walking Areas; Landmarks
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Ranked #6 of 84 attractions in Central Province
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #7 of 84 attractions in Central Province
Category: Mountains; Nature and Parks
Knuckles Mountain Range is the best place in Sri Lanka for longer days trekking and camping.
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World's End (Nuwara Eliya)
Ranked #8 of 84 attractions in Central Province
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Nature and Parks
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The Golden Temple (Dambulla)
Ranked #9 of 84 attractions in Central Province
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Caverns/ Caves; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #10 of 84 attractions in Central Province
Category: Museums
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Ranked #11 of 84 attractions in Central Province
Category: Castles; Religious Sites; Landmarks
Owner description: The Golden Cave Temple is a cave-temple complex that dates back before the 2nd century. It is a religious site that is... more » Owner description: The Golden Cave Temple is a cave-temple complex that dates back before the 2nd century. It is a religious site that is significant to buddhist and hindu faiths. « less
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Ranked #12 of 84 attractions in Central Province
Category: Cemeteries; Landmarks
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Ranked #13 of 84 attractions in Central Province
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Architectural Buildings; Religious Sites; Historic Sites; Landmarks
Owner description: Sri Dalada Maligawa (Sinhala: ශ්‍රී දළදා මාළිගාව) or The Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic is a Buddhist temple in the city of... more » Owner description: Sri Dalada Maligawa (Sinhala: ශ්‍රී දළදා මාළිගාව) or The Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic is a Buddhist temple in the city of Kandy, Sri Lanka. It is located in the royal palace complex which houses the Relic of the tooth of Buddha. Since ancient times, the relic has played an important role in local politics because it is believed that whoever holds the relic holds the governance of the country. Kandy was the last capital of the Sinhalese kings and is a UNESCO world heritage site partly due to the temple. The temple which houses the Sacred Tooth Relic of the Buddha is one of the holiest shrines in the entire Buddhist world. « less
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Ranked #14 of 84 attractions in Central Province
Category: Gardens; Nature and Parks
Owner description: The IFS-Popham Arboretum, Sri Lanka's only dry zone arboretum was established over five decades ago on 7.5 acres of thorny... more » Owner description: The IFS-Popham Arboretum, Sri Lanka's only dry zone arboretum was established over five decades ago on 7.5 acres of thorny scrub jungle and abandoned 'Chena' land in Dambulla which is in the geographical center of our island, where history and culture merge amidst a natural landscape of water and mountains. The arboretum is not only about trees. There and many species of Birds, Butterflies, Dragonflies, Spiders and Mammals including Bats that can be seen within the premises. « less
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Ranked #15 of 84 attractions in Central Province
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Cemeteries; Landmarks
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Ranked #16 of 84 attractions in Central Province
Category: Bodies of Water; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #17 of 84 attractions in Central Province
Category: Gardens; Nature and Parks
Owner description: We offer free Sri Lankan spice and ayurveda tours. Please book in advance for lunch and cookery classes through phone or by... more » Owner description: We offer free Sri Lankan spice and ayurveda tours. Please book in advance for lunch and cookery classes through phone or by emailing us. Please mention "TripAdvisor Discount" for a 25% Off-if you wish to make any purchases from the shop. Location:If you are coming from Matale or Kandy, we are located 15km away from Matale in the Dambulla road in the town called "Madawala Ulpotha" infront of Temple Mahamewnawa. If you are coming from Dambulla, we are located 30 km from Dambulla in the Kandy-Dambulla road. We can also be identified as number 88. « less
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Bluefield Tea Gardens (Nuwara Eliya)
Ranked #18 of 84 attractions in Central Province
Category: Farms; Landmarks
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Ranked #19 of 84 attractions in Central Province
Category: Monuments/ Statues; Landmarks
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Kandy Lake (Kandy)
Ranked #20 of 84 attractions in Central Province
Category: Bodies of Water; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #21 of 84 attractions in Central Province
Category: Religious Sites; Caverns/ Caves
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Sita Temple (Nuwara Eliya)
Ranked #22 of 84 attractions in Central Province
Category: Religious Sites; Landmarks
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Ranked #23 of 84 attractions in Central Province
Category: Religious Sites; Landmarks
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Ranked #24 of 84 attractions in Central Province
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields; Landmarks
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Ranked #25 of 84 attractions in Central Province
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #26 of 84 attractions in Central Province
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Nalanda Gedige (Matale)
Ranked #27 of 84 attractions in Central Province
Category: Religious Sites; Landmarks
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Gregory Lake (Nuwara Eliya)
Ranked #28 of 84 attractions in Central Province
Category: Bodies of Water; Nature and Parks
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Jetwing Vil Uyana (Sigiriya)
Ranked #29 of 84 attractions in Central Province
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #30 of 84 attractions in Central Province
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Nature and Parks
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