Sri Lanka, formerly known as Ceylon, is in Southern Asia. It is an island country in the Indian Ocean, south of India.
Sigiriya is a city in the Central district of Sri Lanka. The "Ancient City of Sigiriya" is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Polonnaruwa is a city in the North Central Province of Sri Lanka.
Kandy is located at the centre of Sri Lanka 125 km away from Colombo and is generally recognised as the island nation's cultural capital. It is on the UNESCO World Heritage List.
Anuradhapura is a UNESCO World Heritage listed city in the North Central Province of Sri Lanka.
Nuwara Eliya is a city in the Hill Country of Sri Lanka. At 1,868 m altitud its temperate climate gives the city a very different feel from other parts of the country and, along with the colonial architecture, has earned it the name 'Little England'.
Nilaveli is a village 14 km north of Trincomalee in northeastern Sri Lanka.
Negombo is a quiet town in the western coastal area of Sri Lanka, with a tourist strip to the north on Jetwing Beach. Its key attraction is proximity to the international airport.
Sammanthurai is a town of over sixty thousand people in the Ampara District of the Eastern Province of Sri Lanka. It's renowned for its rice paddies and its inner harbour from ancient times - although it is now more than 4km from the coast of the Bay of Bengal.
Sinharaja Forest Reserve is a national park in Sri Lanka. The forest is of international significance and has been designated a Biosphere Reserve and World Heritage Site by UNESCO.