I am Priyan Suraweera, a national freelance tour guide. Since 2009, I have felt honored to introduce visitors to the wonders of Sri Lanka from ancient archaeological sites to our national parks and tropical beaches offering an amazing range of activities. I know my country like the back of my hand and love showing visitors our national treasures and sharing our culture.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Dambulla is the largest and best-preserved cave temple complex in Sri Lanka. The rock towers 160 m over the surrounding plains.There are more than 80 documented caves in the surrounding area. Major attractions are spread over five caves, which contain statues and paintings. These paintings and statues are related to Gautama Buddha and his life. There are a total of 153 Buddha statues, three statues of Sri Lankan kings and four statues of gods and goddesses. The latter include Vishnu and the Ganesha. The murals cover an area of 2,100 square metres (23,000 sq ft). Depictions on the walls of the caves include the temptation by the demon Mara, and Buddha's first sermon.www.priyantourssrilanka.com

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

The Avukana statue is a standing statue of the Buddha near Kekirawa in North Central Sri Lanka. The statue, which has a height of more than 40 feet, was carved out of a large granite rock face during the 5th century.

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Sacred City of Anuradhapura

Sacred City of Anuradhapura

Anuradhapura is the most celebrated of Sri Lanka’s ancient ruined cities. This city is the repository of several priceless treasures of Buddhism and as a World Heritage site definitely a MUST to every visitor to Sri Lanka.

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