Deep in the district of Anuradhapura lies Habarana, a small town in Sri Lanka, known for its charm and beauty. Habarana is renowned for its rich culture and historical importance and is a popular destination for tourists who are seeking a taste of the true essence of Sri Lanka. Why not add more colour and excitement to your Habarana adventure by visiting these beloved sites?
The Minneriya National Park
This national park is located just a few kilometres away from Habarana and can be reached within a 12-minute ride from Cinnamon Lodge Habarana. It is home to a wide variety of wildlife including elephants, deer, and birds. Be sure to embark on your very own safari to spot these creatures in their natural habitat.
The Dambulla Cave Temple
The Dambulla Cave Temple is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is among the top things to do in Habarana. This historical site, which is also known as the Golden Temple of Dambulla is only a short drive away from most lodgings in the area. The temple shelters a series of caves that have been styled in beautiful murals and statues of Lord Buddha.
The Sigiriya Rock Fortress
This ancient fortress is located just a few kilometres away from Habarana and is a must-visit for history buffs. The fortress is home to a series of ancient paintings and frescoes and offers panoramic views of the surrounding landscape. Sigiriya is believed to have been ahead of its time, with ancient technology that surpasses our expectations.
The Ritigala Monastery
This ancient monastery dates back to the olden days of the 1st century BC. This Buddhist Monastery is home to various rock inscriptions and is best savoured by travelling on foot to reach the ruins of the ancient construction.