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Things to see in Colombo, Sri Lanka

In Sri Lanka, travelers can explore some of the most beautiful and historic sites in the country. Sites such as the ancient city of Polonnaruwa, located in Central Sri Lanka, are well worth a visit. Other popular tourist destinations include Kandy, which is home to an abundance of Buddhist temples and gardens, and Sigiriya, an ancient palace complex located on a steep hilltop overlooking the Wickramasinha River. Finally, visitors should not miss out on exploring the fascinating tea plantations of Nuwara Eliya and Uva Province.

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CountrySri Lanka
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