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

    Sri Lanka tour - Day 1 - Stupa Stalking 101

    A travel blog entry by ckingnfinding on Mar 16, 2015

    45 photos

    ... going to temples etc... The temples and stupas visited today also required the removal of hats... In colder temperatures, removing shoes and hats is no biggy... With temperatures in the mid 30's and humidity 85%...Kind of a big deal after the 4th temple/ stupa visit. Around 5 hours of treading over scorching, sun exposed surfaces with no shade or reprieve, had my feet (and the rest of the groups feet) in a world of searing pain. Is this how one trains for walking on hot coals? ...

    The Sacred City

    A travel blog entry by bumihills on Dec 01, 2014

    41 photos

    ... very sacred by the Buddhists and is home to the largest dagobas in Sri Lanka. A dagoba is a dome enshrining sacred relics or the bodily remains of the Buddha, or articles used by Him like the alms bowl and other objects of veneration. It is built in different sizes on a pedestal with a spire on top crowned with a pinnacle. The earliest dagobas had a stone umbrella on top of the dome in place of the spire.

    Sri Maha Bodhi Tree:
    The right branch ...

    The cultural heart of Sri Lanka

    A travel blog entry by brodieandalana on Nov 02, 2014

    1 comment, 36 photos

    ... renovations as we mentioned above, so they didn't have accommodation for the driver. We felt bad for the driver because we wanted him to get the free accommodation, but this place was quite cheap and looked really nice. He insisted we take the room and that he would find accommodation for himself. So we stayed there.

    I did some googling and found an interesting post on trip advisor about the accommodation system for tour guides/drivers ...

    Day Twenty-Three – Lions, Lions, and Elephan

    A travel blog entry by meckley on Jul 17, 2014

    33 photos

    ... to go again, so we could see more elephants. The driver knew we had gone yesterday and promised we would see more elephants today!! We did. He would quickly find a herd of elephants. He was on his cell phone a lot and I suspect he was calling other drivers to locate the herds!

    We got closer than I thought we could get. One family unit could not have been more than a hundred meters from our jeep!!!! They walked around and ate. I think they got ...

    Arunadhapura - Ruins of Sri Lanka's First Capital

    A travel blog entry by modernnomad67 on Mar 18, 2014

    40 photos

    ... Lanka may be beautiful, but it’s an absolute sweatbox. On the
    way up our guide Tikiri explained the importance of the ruins - a large
    hospital, a monks’ refectory and relic house, assembly hall, temples and
    dagoba.I’m not usually big on having a pool at the hotel when I
    travel, but in Sri Lanka most hotels we stayed at had pools. They were very
    useful in the heat, especially upon return from Anuradhapura and Mihintale.