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Southern Expressway

The Colombo-Matara Express Highway is scheduled to be completed in August 2011.The construction was started in 2006 & approximate estimated cost is $600 million. After completed, it will reduce the travelling time from Colombo to Matara.The highway is of 126km.The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JAICA) are providing financial assistance for the express highway...

Pigeon Island (Parevi Dupatha)

  st1:*{behavior:url(#ieooui) } Pigeon Island (Parevi Dupatha) is one of the most attractive places in Matara, Sri Lanka. Currently this Island has been handed over to the Rohana Maha Sangha Sabhawa by a Sannas Pathraya & there is a temple in the island. Pigeon Island (Parevi Dupatha),Mathara-Sri Lanka Pigeon Island (Parevi Dupatha),Mathara-Sri Lanka Pigeon Island (Parevi Dupatha),Mathara-Sri Lanka Pigeon Island (Parevi Dupatha),Mathara-Sri Lanka Pigeon Island...

Gal Potha

  st1:*{behavior:url(#ieooui) } Galpotha (an Inscription) is one of the famous historical ruin in Polonnaruwa ,Sri Lanka & it is done by King Nissanka Malla (1187-1196).According to the information, this massive stone slab has been brought from Mahiyangana area by the worriers of  King. However some says that it is brought from Mihintale. Gal Potha,Polonnaruwa-Sri Lanka   st1:*{behavior:url(#ieooui) } This inscription mention about...

Mulkirigala Rock Cave Temple

Mulkirigala Rock Cave temple,known as ‘Little Sigiriya’ is located in Hambantota district,Sri Lanka,25 minutes journey from Tangalle.The Mahawamsa records that King Saddatissa (137 BC – 119 BC) built the stupa. However various cave temples containing fine murals of historical importance can be seen & those have been created during different periods of Sri Lankan history.As the name suggests, it...

Nissanka Latha Mandapaya

Nissanka Latha Mandapaya found in Polonnaruwa-Sri Lanka, is one of most beautiful & also artistic building of ancient Sri Lanka.As the name mentioned,it was built by the king nissanka Malla.The stone pillars of this building resemble the stem of a lotus.This building was used by the king to listen to chanting of ‘pirith’.