The Lakeside Hotel At Nuwarawewa

New Town , Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka | 1 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Anuradhapura

Timeless as a kiss

A travel blog entry by ecour0404 on Mar 28, 2014

1 comment, 13 photos

... in English and very intelligent. He wanted to take me around the sights for free. I naturally refused, and he asked if he could walk with me and explain about Buddhism. I told him sure, and so started a great partnership. He wanted to talk, and talk he did, about the commercialism of his faith (Buddhism) the different sects evolving, the government corruption, the corruption in the temples, of greed, violence and assault. He bore his soul and inner ...

Arunadhapura - Ruins of Sri Lanka's First Capital

A travel blog entry by modernnomad67 on Mar 18, 2014

40 photos

... significance of each ruin of which
I am posting a picture.In the afternoon we drove to the nearby town of Mihintale to
see its mountaintop temple and dagoba. The place’s holy significance is that it
was the spot where in 247 B.C. while he was stag hunting Sri Lanka’s king
converted to Buddhism and began to process of making Sri Lanka into a Buddhist
nation. It was quite a climb to the top of the hill and painful in the

Cruisin' and curries

A travel blog entry by elegibson on Mar 16, 2014

9 photos

... In the already scorching weather everything in the cafe radiated heat, as if someone just microwaved all the furniture before you stepped inside. A bucket of rice and a table full of small bowls of curry arrives and you gear yourself up for the ensuing chilli challenge. As you wolf down sweet, fresh tomato curry, zesty spiced grated carrot, coconut prawn and sticky sweet aubergine curry your mouth is on fire and sweat is pouring from your body. If you stop eating you'll only ...

Sri Lanka - Anuradhapura

A travel blog entry by tereza-gonzalo on Jan 15, 2014

60 photos

... busy.

We got very lucky and appeared to be in Sri Lanka on one of their Poya days which is a day when the moon is full. In Sri Lanka all Poya days are national holidays so most people donīt work. Local people who profess Buddhism take this day very seriously and all of them head to one of the Buddhist temples to worship Lord Buddha and pray. They always bring some flowers or aromatic sticks or candles. These are offered to Buddha. Since everybody wants to ...

Completing the Cultural Triangle

A travel blog entry by swanning_around on Oct 17, 2013

42 photos

... in Sri Lanka dating back to the 8th Century. It has been reassembled as it was moved to avoid being flooded when a reservoir was constructed. We enjoyed this stop as there were no other visitors and it was a very peaceful place to look around.

The third visit of the day was my suggestion as I noticed Aluvihara marked on the map and thought it worth looking at. When we did I could understand why Sarat had not suggested it. It is very different from ...

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This 1 star hotel, located on New Town , Anuradhapura, is near Isurumuniya Rock Temple, Twin Baths (Kuttam Pokuna), and Coral Sanctuary.
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