6.73 km2 (6.46 sq mi)
Sprinkled with a thousand-year-old religious edifices still frequented by devotees, the sacred city of Anuradhapura promises to behold you with an ancient charm that rises vibrantly against the sky. A city of chiefly dagobas and stupas, Anuradhapura is wrapped in thousands of years of Buddhist history & culture. Even today you will find pilgrims flocking in hundreds to pay their respect at these shrines.
Travel to Anuradhapura Take the Kandy-Jaffna highway from Colombo and turn towards the Anuradhapura road