The second most ancient of Sri Lanka’s kingdoms, Polonnaruwa was first declared the capital city by King Vijayabahu I, who defeated the Chola invaders in 1070 AD.The Ancient City of Polonnaruwa has been declared a World Heritage Site.
Anuradhapura, is one of the ancient capitals of Sri Lanka, famous for its well-preserved ruins of ancient Lankan civilization. The city, now a UNESCO World Heritage Site.It is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world.
Sigiriya is an ancient rock fortress and palace ruin in the central Matale District of Sri Lanka, A popular tourist destination, Sigiriya is also renowned for its ancient paintings. It is one of the eight World Heritage Sites of Sri Lanka.
Colombo is the largest city of Sri Lanka. It is located on the west coast of the island. Colombo is often referred to as the capital of the country since Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte is a satellite city of Colombo
Galle is the capital city of Southern Province of Sri Lanka.Galle reached the height of its development in the 18th century, during the Dutch colonial period. The Galle fort is a world heritage site and the largest remaining fortress in Asia.
Kandy is a city in the center of Sri Lanka. It was the last capital of the ancient kings’ era of Sri Lanka. Kandy is the home of The Temple of the Tooth Relic, one of the most venerable places for the Buddhist community of all around the world