Tissawewa Resthouse

Address: Old Puttalam Road, Old Town, Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka | 1 star hotel
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This 1 star hotel, located on Old Puttalam Road, Old Town, Anuradhapura, is near Isurumuniya Rock Temple, Twin Baths (Kuttam Pokuna), and Coral Sanctuary.
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      Travel Blogs from Anuradhapura

      The Sacred City

      A travel blog entry by bumihills on Dec 01, 2014

      41 photos

      ... centre of a large monastic complex measuring 3.2 hectares in extent and is rated as the largest and tallest brick built monument in the world. The structure has been declared a World Heritage Site.

      Abhayagiri Dagoba:
      This Dagoba was built by King Valagam Bahu (1st century B.C.) and it is the Sri Lanka's second highest dagoba. It was at the Abhayagiri complex that the sacred Tooth Relic of the Buddha brought to Sri Lanka was first housed.

      The cultural heart of Sri Lanka

      A travel blog entry by brodieandalana on Nov 02, 2014

      1 comment, 36 photos

      ... added risk of getting bitten and then contracting rabies. Monkey 1: Brodie 0.

      We stayed the night in the village of Sigiriya surrounding Lion’s Rock at a place called Kashyapa Kingdom View Home and met the nicest guesthouse owners. After several failed attempts at trying to find accommodation in the area (see tour guide story below) we finally found somewhere nice to stay and got a really nice feeling from the owners as soon as we ...

      Fighting monkeys, full moon and flip flop mishaps

      A travel blog entry by laurastoker on Oct 08, 2014

      2 comments, 8 photos

      ... Roland from Sweden, who told me that he had recently celebrated his 60th birthday. Kudos to Roland for continuing with his passion for seeing the world! We had a wonderful few hours chewing the fat, discussing everything from the trials, tribulations and tricks of the trade of being a solo traveler, to the Sri Lankan economy, to the root of happiness. A really down to earth guy who was full of wit and energy - just what my trip needed at that time. His ...


      A travel blog entry by deetour on May 22, 2014

      1 comment, 10 photos

      ... and totally unspoilt that wander all around and out into the country. The bikes had no gears ( good) and no gel seats ( very bad by end of day!) it was hot, hard work but a fab way to see a lot in a day up close.

      That evening, Parenthi, our tuk tuk driver took us to his family home where we made chicken curry with rice. This doesn't actually mean curry with rice, it means , many curries and at least one rice dish. We had a wander around ...

      Timeless as a kiss

      A travel blog entry by ecour0404 on Mar 28, 2014

      1 comment, 13 photos

      ... to give tours and explanations of the area for a price, everything was a flash of wealth. Dont get me wrong it was stunning and represents a very important part of sri lankan history. Its just frustrating to see time and time again people who have nothing scrimp and save to put gold on a statue or a plate of rice in a shrine. Its irrational and illogical. I could go on for hours about my opinion and reasons for my distrust of organized religion but ...