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Sri lanka is my mother land, its my dream and my life, I really happy to born in this wonderful island, which is surrounded by the sunny Indian ocean, Sri Lanka the finest island of its size in all the world, and you'll likely agree after exploring the country's fabled delights. What takes your fancy? Beaches? The coastal stretch south of Colombo offers palm-lined sandy expanses as far as the eye can see.,,,,
We have 2500 years ancient civilization and cultural heritage, civilization began 30,000 years before Jesus was born, ,
there's the natural wealth for which Sri Lanka is rightly renowned. Head for the hill country to escape the heat of the plains, where the coast fades away to reveal gorgeous rolling hills often carpeted with tea plantations.,
middle of the country founded lot of historical remains , palaces , man build lakes and so many wonderful undeliverable remarks are remain in the country it shows grate civilization

Sigiriya - Lion Rock

Sigiiya one of the grate wonder built by king Kashyapa , that is provide evidence Sri Lankan architectural convention is well displayed at Sigiriya, the best preserved city centre in Asia from the first millennium, with its amalgamation of buildings and gardens with their trees, pathways, water gardens, the fusion of symmetrical and irregular fundamentals, use of changeable levels and of axial and radial planning.

Archaeology

Sri Lanka one of the best destination in the world having large number of renowned cultural heritages and Ancients cities, nearly 500 kings and few queens ruled this beautiful paradise before 1815 AD , they cultivated our paradise with full of rice and inheritance, it can be prove when we go through that wonderful remaining archaeological evidence,

Buddhism

Sri Lankan history started be Sinhalese around the 5th or 6th century BC. The first king of sri Lanka was “Vijaya” he build the kingdom in sri lanka ,A number of Sinhalese kingdoms, including Anuradhapura in the north, took root crosswise the island during the 4th century BC. Afterwards the kingdom moved to Polonnaruwa .
Buddhism the most enthralling and uncontaminated emotional deep belief in sri lanka was introduced by Mahinda, son of the Indian emperor Ashoka, in the 3rd century BC, The arrival of Thera Mahinda in Sri Lanka noticeable a revolving position in our history.
Within a couple of centuries we were curved away from hunting,
After that Buddhism speedily became the established religion and the focus of a strong nationalism.

Ceylon tea

It is the unique identity of the pure sri lankan economy, when the British ruled our paradise they promoted this fabulous fantastic flavored tea , James Taylor, a British man , played a noteworthy role in the growth of Sri Lankan Tea.

He experimented Tea plant in hill country during 1872 period; they have magnificent skills to develop the technique to final product ,
in early days it is not popular in the world but in few years later it came the major exported item, in Ceylon,

Gems of Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka, the island recognized as the treasure of the Indian Ocean lives up to its moniker as a source for a variety of gems. Sri Lanka is home to 40 varieties of Gems out of 85 varieties available in the whole world.

Sri Lanka became known as Ratna Deepa(The Island of Gems). Some of the rarest valuable stones in the world are found in profusion in the arrive at earth under our feet and the hills above us. Among the Several world renowned gems Sri Lanka’s blue sapphire Weighing 466 carats.the largest known sapphire in the world.

Other famous gems include the Blue giant of the Orient, Weighing nearly 500 carats and the bluebell of Asia, which weighs in at 400 carats.
Gems are most commonly found in the following areas of Sri Lanka such as Rathnapura Ehaliyagoda, Kahawatte and etc. Gems are cut and polished to improve luster, which is an industry highly localized in above areas

Handcraft of Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Has a Grate History of the Ancient Handcraft . These products are manufactured by applying age-old procedures that have been handed down from generation to generation.
These artifacts are manufactured by using only the tools particular to them and from raw materials found by in environment.

These handicrafts are an essential part of the Sri Lankan civilization. Sri Lanka being a country in the tropics, where many a colorful frontage of nature are ever-present, it is not out of place that many of these handicrafts are quite vivacious and spectacular. The kandyan highland is the Center of this highly contained crafts.

The types of the Handcrafts are Coir goods, Dumbara mat, Lacquer ware, Demon masks, Batik, Brass work

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