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Many people today are interested in exploring information about history and culture. Beyond books, our scholarly researchers have been able to read about ancient civilizations, the technology they used, and their customs. We are fortunate to bring you information on their research through these articles.

Polonnaruwa Vatadage
Polonnaruwa Vatadage is one of Polonnaruwa's architectural wonders. As there is mention of a round relic house built by King Parakramabahu the Great, this may have been the Temple of the Tooth (1153 -...
Kadadora Viharaya
The Buddhist temple Kadadora Viharaya was lies in Kadadora in Kotmale in the Nuwara Eliya District of Sri Lanka. It was also known as Kadadora Sri Priyabimbaramaya Viharaya.
Galle Fort
Galle Fort, also known as the Dutch Fort, is a busy port trading with some of the greatest forces of the time, according to Ptolemy's World Map from the 2nd century AD.
Sri Pada (Adam's Peak)
Sri Pada (Adam's Peak) is a holy mountain. The mountain is a conical mountain 2,243 m (7,359 ft) tall in Central Sri Lanka.
Nil Diya Pokuna Cave - Karandagolla, Ella, Sri Lanka
Karandagolla Cave also called Nil Diya Pokuna (Blue Water Pond ), lies in Karandagolla, near Ella, Sri Lanka.
Aluvihara Rock Cave Temple
Aluvihara Rock Cave Temple is a sacred Buddhist temple that lies in Aluvihare in the Matale District in the Central Province of Sri Lanka. It is also known as Matale Alu Viharaya.
Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic (Sri Dalada Maligawa)
Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic (Sri Dalada Maligawa) is a well-known place of worship around the world. It houses Lord Gauthama Buddha's left canine tooth. UNESCO designated this holy site as a worl...
Ceylon Tea
Sri Lanka produces the world's best tea. Despite the island's name change in 1972, Sri Lankan tea is still branded and marketed as Ceylon Tea.