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The Land of Ancient Temples and Modern Cities

Sri Lanka, the teardrop of India, is a land of contrasts. It is a country of ancient temples, modern cities, lush rainforests, and arid deserts. Sri Lanka is where the past and present collide and where the natural and the man-made blend together in perfect harmony.

Sri Lanka is a country that is rich in history and culture. It is home to some of the oldest civilizations in the world, and its people have a deep and abiding love for their traditions. Sri Lanka is also a country of natural beauty. Its beaches are some of the most beautiful in the world, and its forests are home to various wildlife.

Sri Lanka is a country that is full of life and energy. Its people are friendly and welcoming, and its culture is vibrant and exciting.

At a Glance
LanguagesSinhala, Tamil, English
CurrencySri Lankan rupee
CapitalSri Jayawardenepura Kotte

A Mix Pot of Different Cultures

Check out the latest visa requirements for Sri Lanka. For most nationalities, you'll need an Electronic Travel Authorization, but the good news is, they're very easy to get.

Now, since Sri Lanka is a tropical gem, it's smart to chat with your doctor about travel vaccinations. Stay on the safe side with shots for diphtheria, tetanus, hepatitis A, and polio.

A close-up of a stilt fishermen working near Galle town, Sri Lanka

The Culture

Sri Lankan culture is a tapestry woven from the threads of many different cultures. Indigenous traditions have been blended with influences from trade, religion, and Western colonization to create a unique and vibrant culture.

The impact of Buddhism, which was introduced over 2,300 years ago, is particularly strong. However, Hinduism, Islam, Zoroastrianism, and Christianity have also left their mark. And even older traditions, such as worshiping deities and animism, can still be found in Sri Lankan culture.

Also, this beautiful country is a land of contrasts, where ancient traditions and modern life coexist. The country's rich culture is reflected in its art, architecture, sculpture, and food. Sri Lankans are a warm and welcoming people who are proud of their heritage. They enjoy simple pleasures, such as spending time with family and friends, enjoying the beauty of nature, and savouring delicious food.

The result is a fascinating and complex culture that is constantly evolving. Sri Lanka is a country where the old and the new, the traditional and the modern, coexist uniquely and harmoniously.

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