Temple of the Tooth is the main key that holds the importance of this city. Buddhists from all over the world come here to worship the Tooth relic of the Lord Buddha. Kandy Perahara is organized every year to pay tribute to the Temple of the Tooth. This is a cultural celebration that includes traditional dancing events and numerous rituals.
Trips Lanka will not forget to take you to Gal Vihara and there are more than twenty other places with historical importance within this area. Gal Vihara is home to three magnificent Buddha statues that are carved in granite. Serene beauty of these statues will give you an enlighten feeling.
There is so much to see in Anuradhapura, including eight major places, monuments, ancient ruins and monasteries. Sri Maha Bodhiya is the main attraction of all the Buddhists who visit this historical city. It is perhaps the oldest living tree that is in the world. The Lord Buddha attained the bliss of Nirvana under the shelter of Sri Maha Bodhiya.