anuradhapura

 

anuradhapuraMapAnuradhapura cycle tour based in exploring about the ancient glory of the 1st Capital of Sri Lanka. Anuradhapura cycling tour explore about the Buddhism culture, over 2000 years old ancient architecting skills of Anuradhapura Kingdom. There are two cycle tours in Anuradhapura. Cycling in Anuradhapura Ruin City completely focus on exploring the ancient Sri Lanka heritage and Cycling in Anuradhapura countryside is explore about the people living style.

Anuradhapura located north central part of the Sri Lanka and it is 206 Km away from the Colombo. Ancient time Anuradhapura called Anuradha Grama but later on it converted as “Anuradha Pura”.

There are 103 kings ruled the Anuradhapura kingdom from 437 BC – 1018 AD. 1st king of the Anuradhapura kingdom was King Padukhabahaya and last king was Anuradhapura kingdom Mihindu 1018 AD. Anuradhapura kingdom remains as 1st capita of Sri Lanka over 1500 years until invasion of South Indian Rajraj Chola King in 1018 AD.

After the Anuradhapura kingdom switched to the Polonnaruwa and established second Capital of Sri Lanka in 1055 by Vijayabahu – i

Colombo to Anuradhapura distance 206 Km
Anuradhapura to Sigiriya distance 75 Km
Anuradhapura to Polonnaruwa 105 Km
Day time Temperature 34°C – 37°C

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