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Country : Sri Lanka

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Photos marked as were added from 23 September 2019.


Country
Province
State
Place
Location
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Taken
Sri Lanka
Colombo
 Colombo is the capital of Sri Lanka.
1983
Sri Lanka
Colombo
 The city centre.
1983
Sri Lanka
Colombo
 Transporting cargo.
1983
Sri Lanka
Colombo
 House and cargo boats.
1983
Sri Lanka
Colombo
 Street stall selling clothes.
1983
Sri Lanka
Colombo
 Mosque.
1983
Sri Lanka
Kandy
 Kandy is a hill station and pilgrimage town.
1983
Sri Lanka
Kandy
 Street scene.
1983
Sri Lanka
Kandy
 The hill city of Kandy is set around a lake.
1983
Sri Lanka
Kandy
 Kandy is cooler than the coast.
1983
Sri Lanka
Kandy
 The lake in the centre of Kandy.
1983
Sri Lanka
Kandy
 Kandy is one of the country's holiest cities.
1983
Sri Lanka
Kandy
 Snake charmer.
1983
Sri Lanka
Kandy
Natha Devale Temple
 The Natha Devale Temple is a monastery and is the oldest structure in Kandy.
1983
Sri Lanka
Kandy
Natha Devale Temple
 Monk at the entrance to the main shrine.
1983
Sri Lanka
Kandy
Natha Devale Temple
 The temple is close to the more famous Temple of the Tooth.
1983
Sri Lanka
Kandy
Natha Devale Temple
 Three Buddhas: seated, standing and reclining.
1983
Sri Lanka
Kandy
 The distinctive archetecture of Kandy.
1983
Sri Lanka
Kandy
 College building.
1983
Sri Lanka
Kandy
 Street in the centre of town.
1983
Sri Lanka
Kandy
 Sign in Sinhalese, Tamil and English.
1983
Sri Lanka
Kandy
 Kandy Lake.
1983
Sri Lanka
Kandy
 Houses in the hills over the lake.
1983
Sri Lanka
Kandy
 The lake is in the centre of town.
1983
Sri Lanka
Kandy
 Children returning from school.
1983
Sri Lanka
Kandy
 Abandoned bus.
1983
Sri Lanka
Kandy
 Fountain.
1983
Sri Lanka
Kandy
Temple of the Tooth
 Kandy is famous for the Temple of the Tooth.
1983
Sri Lanka
Kandy
Temple of the Tooth
 The Temple of the Tooth.
1983
Sri Lanka
Kandy
Temple of the Tooth
 The temple was completed in 1595.
1983
Sri Lanka
Kandy
Temple of the Tooth
 The temple is said to house a tooth from the Buddha.
1983
Sri Lanka
Kandy
Temple of the Tooth
 The interior has much carved and painted wood.
1983
Sri Lanka
Kandy
Temple of the Tooth
 Worshippers.
1983
Sri Lanka
Kandy
Temple of the Tooth
 Buddhist priests in the temple.
1983
Sri Lanka
Kandy
Botanical Gardens
 The Botanical Garden is at the edge of town.
1983
Sri Lanka
Kandy
Botanical Gardens
 Water lilies.
1983
Sri Lanka
Kandy
Botanical Gardens
 The garden is immaculate.
1983
Sri Lanka
Kandy
Botanical Gardens
 Bats.
1983
Sri Lanka
Kandy
Botanical Gardens
 Maintenance vehicle.
1983
Sri Lanka
Kandy
Botanical Gardens
 The garden is attractive.
1983
Sri Lanka
Kandy
Botanical Gardens
 View of the gardens.
1983
Sri Lanka
Embekke
 The Lankatilake Temple near Kandy dates from the 14th century.
1983
Sri Lanka
Embekke
Lankatilake Temple
 The temple is fronted by a stupa.
1983
Sri Lanka
Embekke
Lankatilake Temple
 Buddha.
1983
Sri Lanka
Embekke
 Countryside around Embekke.
1983
Sri Lanka
Embekke
Devale Temple
 The Devale Temple.
1983
Sri Lanka
Embekke
Devale Temple
 Monk.
1983
Sri Lanka
Embekke
Devale Temple
 Painting.
1983
Sri Lanka
Embekke
Devale Temple
 The painted ceiling.
1983
Sri Lanka
Embekke
 Terraced landscape.
1983
Sri Lanka
Embekke
 Rice terracing.
1983
Sri Lanka
Embekke
Gadaladeniya Temple
 The Gadaladeniya Temple is atop of a hill.
1983
Sri Lanka
Embekke
Gadaladeniya Temple
 The temple was completed in 1344.
1983
Sri Lanka
Embekke
Gadaladeniya Temple
 The temple is one of the largest made of rock in the country.
1983
Sri Lanka
Embekke
Gadaladeniya Temple
 The rock carved interior.
1983
Sri Lanka
Embekke
 Bathing elephants in the Mahaweli River.
1983
Sri Lanka
Aluvihara
 The small village of Aluvihara.
1983
Sri Lanka
Aluvihara
 The village is set around enormous boulders.
1983
Sri Lanka
Aluvihara
Rock Monastery
 The Rock Monastery.
1983
Sri Lanka
Aluvihara
Rock Monastery
 A large stupa dominates the village.
1983
Sri Lanka
Aluvihara
Rock Monastery
 Seated and reclining Buddhas.
1983
Sri Lanka
Aluvihara
Rock Monastery
 Scenes of hell painted on the walls.
1983
Sri Lanka
Aluvihara
 Tapping a rubber tree.
1983
Sri Lanka
Aluvihara
 Girl playing with a monkey.
1983
Sri Lanka
Aluvihara
 Spice garden.
1983
Sri Lanka
Matale
 Shop in the small village of Matale.
1983
Sri Lanka
Matale
Sri Muthumariamman Temple
 Sri Muthumariamman Temple.
1983
Sri Lanka
Matale
Sri Muthumariamman Temple
 The gopuram is 33m high and the temple dates from 1872.
1983
Sri Lanka
Matale
Sri Muthumariamman Temple
 Image of Shiva.
1983
Sri Lanka
Matale
Sri Muthumariamman Temple
 Nataraja, the Cosmic Dancer.
1983
Sri Lanka
Matale
 Mosque.
1983
Sri Lanka
Matale
 Monk with a Buddha.
1983
Sri Lanka
Matale
 Sheltering from the rain.
1983
Sri Lanka
Dambulla
 Scenery at Dambulla, an area famous for its cave temples.
1983
Sri Lanka
Dambulla
 The entrance to the cave temples.
1983
Sri Lanka
Dambulla
 Monkey outside the temple.
1983
Sri Lanka
Dambulla
 Inside one of the many cave temples.
1983
Sri Lanka
Dambulla
 Standing Buddha inside a cave temple.
1983
Sri Lanka
Dambulla
 The interior of a cave temple with many Buddhas.
1983
Sri Lanka
Sigiriya
 The fortress of Sigiriya.
1983
Sri Lanka
Sigiriya
 Sigiriya is 200m high and has been a palace and a monastery.
1983
Sri Lanka
Sigiriya
 Steps through the rock lead to the top.
1983
Sri Lanka
Sigiriya
 Brick steps.
1983
Sri Lanka
Sigiriya
 The mirror wall has graffiti that is a thousand years old.
1983
Sri Lanka
Sigiriya
 Precarious route to the top.
1983
Sri Lanka
Sigiriya
 The lion platform is half way up and gives the rock its name (lion rock).
1983
Sri Lanka
Sigiriya
 The upper part of the trail.
1983
Sri Lanka
Sigiriya
 View from the top.
1983
Sri Lanka
Sigiriya
 Ruins of a platform at the top.
1983
Sri Lanka
Sigiriya
 A sacred pool at the top.
1983
Sri Lanka
Sigiriya
 The sacred pool is carved out of the rock.
1983
Sri Lanka
Sigiriya
 Lizard.
1983
Sri Lanka
Sigiriya
 The Sigiriya Damsels are a series of frescos.
1983
Sri Lanka
Sigiriya
 The paintings are over 1000 years old.
1983
Sri Lanka
Sigiriya
 The Sigiriya Damsels are wall paintings of females.
1983
Sri Lanka
Polonnaruwa
 Polonnaruwa is one of the ancient cities in Sri Lanka.
1983
Sri Lanka
Polonnaruwa
 Polonnaruwa dates from the 11th century.
1983
Sri Lanka
Polonnaruwa
 Polonnaruwa was founded by the Hindu Cholas but later became Buddhist.
1983
Sri Lanka
Polonnaruwa
 The ruins of the Royal Palace.
1983
Sri Lanka
Polonnaruwa
 Audience Hall.
1983

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