Believed to be the ancient capital city of Sri Lanka, Present Anuradhapura features an open-air museum of historical treasures. Many old temples and storytelling ruins are to be found in the UNESCO heritage site of old Anuradhapura. The area is best to be explored by bicycle if the weather is good. The flat ground area is perfect for it and with a bicycle, you will be able to stop wherever you want. Book your accommodation in the city center and ride your way (5-10 minutes) to the old heritage site.
Spend one day or 2 days in the area and soak up the historic atmosphere of mighty Anuradhapura.