We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Abhayagiri Dagaba
Monuments & Statues
Polonnaruwa Archaeological Ruins
Architectural Buildings, Sacred & Religious Sites, Monuments & Statues, Ancient Ruins
Medirigiriya Vatadage
Historic Sites, Sacred & Religious Sites, Ancient Ruins, Scenic Walking Areas, Monuments & Statues
Jethawanaramaya Stupa
Points of Interest & Landmarks
Mihintale
Points of Interest & Landmarks, Sacred & Religious Sites
Vessagiriya Ruins
Points of Interest & Landmarks
Lankarama Sthupa
Points of Interest & Landmarks
Polonnaruwa
Architectural Buildings, Historic Walking Areas, Points of Interest & Landmarks, Historic Sites, Ancient Ruins
Sri Maha Boodhi Temple
Sacred & Religious Sites
Ruwanwelisaya
Sacred & Religious Sites, Architectural Buildings
Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi
Sacred & Religious Sites
Dagoba of Thuparama
Sacred & Religious Sites
Moonstone or Sandakada pahana
Ancient Ruins, Points of Interest & Landmarks
Pothgul Viharaya
Ancient Ruins, Sacred & Religious Sites
The Royal Palace (Vijayabahu Maligaya)
Historic Sites, Ancient Ruins, Castles
  • Sort by:
  • Best Reviewed
  • Book Online
We found great results, but some are outside North Central Province. Showing results in neighboring cities.
Limit search to North Central Province.
Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic Kandy 33.4 mi away
#1 of 32 Sights & Landmarks in Kandy
It's the holiest Buddhist site in Sri Kanka and is accordingly majestic and ornate The Buddha Tooth is inside a silver stupa that is visible to you as you pass by a small door within the temple.
What an incredible experience; the sights, sounds, atmosphere, the devotion and the flowers given as blessing were stunning making a lovely aroma.
79 Ways to experience it
Lipton’s Seat Haputale 23.6 mi away
#1 of 5 Sights & Landmarks in Haputale
Stunning views, picture perfect drive, awesome weather and wonderful scenaries of lively-hood amidst the beautiful tea trees.
Sunrise was awesome ...... Incredible views of the Uva Plains .... too bad the haze filters the view of the ocean, horizon and the Great Basses lighthouse .... peaks of Horton Plains, World's End viewpoint, Namunu...
4 Ways to experience it
Mihintale Anuradhapura
#1 of 29 Sights & Landmarks in Anuradhapura
We had a wonderful personal experience with one of the ' authentic' guides who gave us both an entertaining history lesson and took us to some great vantage points for photographs and to view the incredible sunset...
You can see old antic ruins, a big modern white stupa, a big white budha, wonderful views and interesting monks habits.
7 Ways to experience it
Gal Vihara Polonnaruwa
#1 of 31 Sights & Landmarks in Polonnaruwa
An excellent site with great statues and is best seen with many of the other sites spread throughout Polonnaruwa as a day tour (two days if you're super eager and like spending lots of time at each site) - highly...
Gal Vihara (Sinhala: stone temple), Buddhist Temple at (UNESCO World Heritage Site) at Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka is the most perfect specimen of Buddha statue hewn out of solid stone.
3 Ways to experience it
Royal Botanical Gardens Peradeniya 31.7 mi away
#1 of 2 Sights & Landmarks in Peradeniya
This truly is an oasis, its just so peaceful, Its on the must see list and some of the sights, plants, its just wonderful.
what amazing views , plants and flowers to see the orchid room was amazing , so many varieties and so beautiful the flying fox , bat area was crazy - for a out 10 minutes you were ealing through a screeching area...
42 Ways to experience it
Polonnaruwa Vatadage Polonnaruwa
#2 of 31 Sights & Landmarks in Polonnaruwa
An excellent site/ruins but is best seen with many of the other sites spread throughout Polonnaruwa as a day tour (two days if you're super eager and like spending lots of time at each site) - highly recommended f...
Each site is wonderfully restored (as best it can be) it's amazing to walk around these ancient sites trying to imagine life in this ancient city so very many years ago!
Demodara Nine Arch Bridge Ella 31.3 mi away
#1 of 4 Sights & Landmarks in Ella
... the way back to Ella i should recommend you just follow the railway back up to the city it's an amazing journey with breathtaking views and amazing jungle sounds, we arrived at the Ella train station in 1 hour.
We walked the "traditional" way to view the nine arch bridge; from the railway station at Ella, walking along the railway track, it is very picturesque with stunning scenery all the way- it takes about 45 minutes...
3 Ways to experience it
Ruwanwelisaya Anuradhapura
#2 of 29 Sights & Landmarks in Anuradhapura
You can get impressive views from afar with as many photo ops as you want, but to truly experience this stupa you need to take off your shoes and walk around (clockwise) to get a sense of its sacred nature.
Of great historical significance to all Sri Lankans, and a place of worship for Buddhists, this is a must visit site for tourists and pilgrims alike.
1 Way to experience it
Dambulla Cave Temple Habarana
#1 of 3 Sights & Landmarks in Habarana
... weather was humid & sunny, the hike up begins along s sloping rock face with steps But it is definitely worth all the effort as you are rewarded with great views of the countryside from the level of the caves.
As you climb, the view is beautiful, it takes your breath away and as you reach the temple- its humbling how beautiful it is.
49 Ways to experience it
Shri Bhakta Hanuman Temple Nuwara Eliya 15.5 mi away
#1 of 15 Sights & Landmarks in Nuwara Eliya
From the point where you will park your vehicle till the temple its just super gorgeous, amazing views, enchanting and breathtaking!
The whole route from Kandy to Nuwara Eliya is full of natural beauty, you will got lot of waterfalls & tea gardens, the view from the hill top where this temple is situated awesome, there is a huge river you see j...
1 Way to experience it
Polonnaruwa Archaeological Ruins Polonnaruwa
#3 of 31 Sights & Landmarks in Polonnaruwa
Historical site with a show of huge capability of our ancient Sri Lankans art and creativity ability, at that period also there was multi religion activities like Buddhism and Hinduism, Temples, shrines and Kovils...
Near the entrance is a very interesting and informative museum, which is well worth a visit, before you journey round the site, with many reconstructions of what you will see.. Make sure you give yourself plenty o...
1 Way to experience it
Polonnaruwa Polonnaruwa
#4 of 31 Sights & Landmarks in Polonnaruwa
... the 1) irrigation advancements that enabled a large city and rich culture, 2) amazing ancient architecture and landscaping, 3) beautiful Buddhist statues, relics and temples, (along with some minor Hindu sites).
We really enjoyed our visit to this site - stunning temples and fascinating history all brought to life by our guide - it's definitely worth getting one.
16 Ways to experience it
Ritigala Forest Monastery Anuradhapura
#3 of 29 Sights & Landmarks in Anuradhapura
It's an extraordinary place: 2000-year-old Ebony trees, rare types of monkey, an ancient library overlooking spectacular views, and an extremely well preserved system of walk ways, pools, and peaceful prayer place...
Nestled in the heart of the cultural triangle, Habarana is the ideal base from which travellers can explore the glorious sights of Sri Lanka from the iconic rocky outcrop of Sigiriya to the Minneriya National Park...
Jethawanaramaya Stupa Anuradhapura
#4 of 29 Sights & Landmarks in Anuradhapura
The scale of ancient settlement Anurahpura is one of the most impressive archeological sights the technology and the cultural enlightment of these ancient forbears of the modern day Ceylonese is amazing.
One of the highly valued historical and religious landmarks located within the ruins of the sacred city of Anuradhapura.
2 Ways to experience it
Lankathilaka Image House Polonnaruwa
#5 of 31 Sights & Landmarks in Polonnaruwa
A small gem hidden among the historical sites in the area.
Its definitely one of the most impressive sights at Polonnaruwa.
Sri Maha Boodhi Temple Anuradhapura
#5 of 29 Sights & Landmarks in Anuradhapura
This temple is accessible without a ticket for the main heritage site, which makes it a terrific stop when you have a half day in Anuradhapura.
Wonderful Buddhist sacred site
1 Way to experience it
Lankatilaka Temple Kandy 31.0 mi away
#4 of 32 Sights & Landmarks in Kandy
We very much enjoyed our visit and were able to view historic religious artefacts and statues.
Apparently the site had been selected as usual for its beauty and peaceful environment, at a proper distance from bustling village life.
1 Way to experience it
Buduruwagala Temple Wellawaya 33.3 mi away
#1 of 2 Sights & Landmarks in Wellawaya
Plenty of Tuk Tuks and a tuk tuk ride to the site rather than taking the car down the rugged road makes it more interesting.
After walking through a pathway with trees on both sides, the view opens up to the carved statues on the rock wall.
Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi Anuradhapura
#6 of 29 Sights & Landmarks in Anuradhapura
I started my exploration of Anuradhapura with visit to Sri Maha Bodhi, a sacred tree and considered as oldest in the world.There is a common ticket for visiting the ancient historical sites in Anuradhapura and for...
The site is super busy with tourists but also regular worshippers and that's what made it so interesting compared with other less busy temples.
6 Ways to experience it
Abhayagiri Dagaba Anuradhapura
#7 of 29 Sights & Landmarks in Anuradhapura
Abhayagiri Vihāra was a major monastery site of Mahayana and Theravada Buddhism that was situated in Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka.
It is the tranquility of the landscape that these sights are built around. 
Amba Estate Bandarawela 30.7 mi away
#1 of 4 Sights & Landmarks in Bandarawela
We were able to walk from the estate to gain excellent views of Little Adam's peak from Eagle Rock and could also swim in the local waterfalls (without any other people their).
You also get an amazing view of the mountains as you walk through the tea plantations.
Medirigiriya Vatadage Polonnaruwa
#6 of 31 Sights & Landmarks in Polonnaruwa
It is one of the most attractive, the most beautiful and the most photogenic structures of the Polonnaruwa Archeological Site, it is often associated with the glorious past of the country and we consider ourselves...
In Sri lanka there are three archeological sites (Vatadage in Polonnaruwa, Thiriyaya - north of Trincomalee and Medirigiriya) where circular style edifices are found.
Isurumuniya Temple Anuradhapura
#8 of 29 Sights & Landmarks in Anuradhapura
... Sri Lanka, we gave our magnificent guide Palitha freedom to decide what we should see, and this temple was one of those unplanned sites he took us to after visiting Sri Maha Boodhi Temple & Ruwanwelisaya Dagoba.
This combined with a beautiful temple and great views from top of the temple left a sacred feeling.
Sita Temple Nuwara Eliya 16.1 mi away
#2 of 15 Sights & Landmarks in Nuwara Eliya
Archaeological findings indicate old statues of Rama, Sita and Hanuman... Newly constructed temple at the same site which has a stream flowing by where Sita is beleived to have spent time when in Ashoka Vatika whi...
Nice view of Dronagiri mountain (Hakgala) which Hanuman brought from Himalayas for Sanjeevani Booti for treatment of Ram's brother Laxman during Lanka war with Raavan
Dagoba of Thuparama Anuradhapura
#9 of 29 Sights & Landmarks in Anuradhapura
It helps to wear socks as walking up to the site on the very hot stones and sand pathways can be very difficult in bare feet.
If touring Anuradhapura this is a site you should not miss.
1 Way to experience it
Demodara Loop Ella 31.6 mi away
#2 of 4 Sights & Landmarks in Ella
We had great fun and fantastic views on our train trip on the Demodara Loop.
For this, the best way is to get down at Demodara railway station, view the historical details of the loop and its construction, displayed at the station, and then walk along the railway line.
Bluefield Tea Gardens Nuwara Eliya 17.1 mi away
#3 of 15 Sights & Landmarks in Nuwara Eliya
Just amazing!! To closely see and understand how tea is made in Sri Lanka is breathtaking and the view of the tea fields is a cherry on top.
+good views - many tourists +free tea +many tea +can see tea plantation +large choice of tea +cake for tea +100 years old factory +nice guides +you can see how factory work +smile people +good parking
Kandy View Point Kandy 33.2 mi away
#5 of 32 Sights & Landmarks in Kandy
Specialy you can visit in the evening this place then you can see beautiful sky with wonderful view of kandy city I this this is a best place to make a selfi with kandy city.
Stunning with wonderful views, dawn or dusk is obviously the best time to take in the surroundings and well worth the visit.
7 Ways to experience it
Sandakada Pahana Polonnaruwa
#7 of 31 Sights & Landmarks in Polonnaruwa
Another amazing site and a must visit if you are here to see the ruins.
Dress modestly (knees and shoulders covered for both genders) and remove hats and foot wear before entering religious sites/ruins/temples etc.
Samadhi Statue Anuradhapura
#10 of 29 Sights & Landmarks in Anuradhapura
It is another destination that should be toured or visited in Sri lanka instead of relaxing your mind.Looming over the entire site of Mahamevnawa Park in Anuradhapura, Samadhi Statue is situated in the middle of t...
When you look at the face of this statue from the left side you will see a sad face, and straight look will show you meditation pause, and then the right view will have smile on the face, therefore Remember to loo...
2 Ways to experience it