UNESCO has inscribed eight world heritage sites in Sri Lanka.These cultural and historical heritages are situated at many places in Sri Lanka.The ancient city of Polonnaruwa, the ancient city of Sigiriya, the Golden Temple of Dambulla, the old town of Galle and its fortifications, the sacred city of Anuradhapura, the sacred city of Kandy, Sinharaja Forest Reserve and the Central Highlands of Sri Lanka are the eight of them.

Travelers from all over the world are used to visit the cultural heritages in their cultural tours. Ancient city of Polonnaruwais a remarkable locations for a cultural tour. Lot of hotels and lodgings available near the site and travelers can arrange their vacation without any trouble. Ancient city of Polonnaruwa is considered as the second most ancient Kingdom of Sri Lanka. There are lot of historical heritages in Polonnaruwa such as ancient Royal Palace, Temples and monarchs. Cultural tour to Polonnaruwa can capture many of these cultural heritages.

Travel through fragile, pristine, and relatively undisturbed natural environment is a popular event of Sri Lanka holidays. Ecotourism catches the hearts of travelers while tasting the natural beauty of Sri Lanka. Tourists can educate themselves the culture, behaviours and feeling of locals as a result of these eco tours. Sri Lanka Holidays are so wonderful because of the vacations on high mountains in the hill country, reservoir like Udawalawa and Wilpattu.

UNESCO has declared the Sinharaja forest as a world heritage site. Sinharaja rain forest is a National park as well as a bio diversity hotspot. This historical heritage has been designated a Biosphere Reserve and World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1988. Sri Lankan holiday lovers can experience endemic species, including trees, insects, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals in their vacation tours to Sri Lanka.

Another Historical heritage is the ancient city of Galle. Gall fort is the significant place which is situated in the bay of Galle on the southwest coast of Sri Lanka, was built first in 1588 by the Portuguese. It is a historical, archaeological and architectural heritage monument, The Galle Fort, also known as the Dutch Fort and the Galle international Cricket Stadium is near by the Gall fort. Vacations are really fantastic in Sri Lanka since there is a good highways and the availability of other transport facilities. Sri Lanka holiday would be a nice achievement of knowledge and experience as result of wide range of sites of cultural and historical heritages.

Author's Bio: 

Jerome Julian writes about Sri Lanka UNESCO heritage sites, with his travel experience to the little island Sri Lanka.