About Sri Lanka



           Sri Lanka, so-called “pearl of Indian Ocean” and officially the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, is an island country in the northern Indian Ocean. It is a country with lot of scenic and natural beauty. In other words Sri Lanka means abundant of nature. It has rivers, waterfalls, lakes, sanctuaries, rain forests, mountains, religious places and coastal areas with lot of beautiful views. There are a lot of attractive places in Sri Lanka to the visitors from foreign countries. Sri Lanka is considered as one of the most beautiful countries in the world.

           Sri Lanka has a very attractive weather all over the year which will not affect or harmful to any citizen who lives any part of the country. Sri Lanka is considered as an agricultural country and it mainly export tea, rubber and coconut. As well as Sri Lanka is famous for gem and Sri Lanka’s gem industry has a very long and colorful history. Some of the rarest precious stones in the world are found in abundance in the reach earth under our feet and the hills above us. Sri Lanka was affectionately known as Ratna-Deepa which means gem Island and this name is a reflection of its natural wealth.

           Sri Lanka is one of the best countries in the world to visit. Besides being endowed with World Heritage sites, golden beaches fringed with swaying coconut farm, hills resorts, breathtaking waterfalls, picturesque golf courses, spectacular wild life and mysterious ruins of 2000 years-old civilization, Sri Lanka has also emerged as the shopping destination for designers clothes, handicrafts, gems, spices and best quality tea. Such diversity and attractions are not easily found anywhere else in the world. This beautiful and peaceful Sri Lanka is a miracle and is considered as one of the most beautiful countries in the world.











Sri Lankan breakfast


Gem


Sri Lankan sandy beaches


Hikkaduwa coral reef


Sri Lankan spices


Handicrafts


The palace of the sacred relic tooth in Kandy

St. Clair waterfall


Sigiriya (World’s 8th wonder)


5 star hotels


Traditional dancers


Sri Lankan sweets


Paddy-field and shrine


Aberdeen waterfall


Nilaveli beach


Sri Lankan deers


Bopath Ella falls, Ratnapura


Sri Lankan lunch


Frescoes of Sigiriya


Peradeniya botanical garden


Sri Lankan Elephants


Tea plantation


Arugam Bay surf beach


Kingdom of Dambadeniya