Sri Lanka has been the focal point of Buddhist teachings since the third century BC. Today, over 70% of the population of the small island are Buddhists.
With more than 2,000 years of practicing Buddhism and culture, Sri Lanka can boast its ancient Buddhist temples like few places in the world. What’s more, because Buddhism is still the islands primary region, you can heighten your experience of visiting the Buddhist temples of Sri Lanka by coinciding it when the time of one of the many festivals that takes place.
The following are a few of the prominent temples you can see during a Sri Lankan tour: