Visit North Western Province

The North Western Province of Sri Lanka is a region of stunning natural beauty and rich cultural history. From the bustling city of Kurunegala to the picturesque ancient cities of Anuradhapura and Polonnaruwa, there are plenty of attractions to explore. The Wilpattu National Park is one of Sri Lanka's most famous wildlife reserves and home to hundreds of bird species and majestic elephants. Visitors can also spend time visiting historic temples such as Thuparama, Jetavanaramaya, Mirisaweti Chetiya and Isurumuniya Vihara.

An interesting historical fact is that this region was once known as Rajarata (King's Land) during the period from 500 BC to 1000 AD when it was ruled by various Sinhalese monarchs. The legendary Sigiriya Rock Fortress located here dates back to 477AD - a must-see for any visitor! With its captivating views, tranquil lagoons, golden beaches and ancient ruins, the North West Province makes for an unforgettable holiday destination in Sri Lanka.