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15 January 2016 07:20 am - 10     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


Sri Lanka has been named as a top under-the radar destination for 2016 by the Fox News, a post on the FoxNews website said.

“This tropical Island in the Indian Ocean offers sweeping landscapes of lush green countryside, towering waterfalls and golden sand beaches. Sri Lanka has several national parks and eight UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including the Temple of the Tooth, which is said to hold Buddha’s tooth relic. It’s also known for its tea plantations,” the website said.

Many tour companies are offering trips to Sri Lanka this year. “We want to get there before everyone else discovers it and it changes,” it said.
The other destinations in the top ten-list are Colombia, Japan, Switzerland, Greenland, Ohio, China, Georgia, Montenegro and Nicaragua.

  Comments - 10

  • onlooker Friday, 15 January 2016 02:50 PM

    Thank MR and Gota for eradicating terrorism and beautifying the country.

    Marc Friday, 15 January 2016 04:23 PM

    For once Fox News is making a bit of sense.

    Hiran Friday, 15 January 2016 05:35 PM

    Read the list of attractions in sri lanka listed in the article. None of them was built by gota or MR

    girigoring Friday, 15 January 2016 08:20 PM

    Yes, they are all natural.

    sana Saturday, 16 January 2016 07:07 PM

    Pl. keep in mind ,without peace ,we can achieve nothing

    Leo Saturday, 16 January 2016 07:18 PM

    I think the Bra also should be a tourist attraction. via DM Android App

    mike Saturday, 16 January 2016 07:29 PM

    it may not have been built by Gota but without the peace he bought no one could have visited them let alone we being massacared

    onlooker Sunday, 17 January 2016 11:23 AM

    Why not the " Maduwalige"

    Gamaya Wednesday, 20 January 2016 03:31 PM

    This may be the reason that Archaeological Department and the Cultural Triangle discriminating the local tourist!!!!

    SL Tourist Monday, 25 January 2016 11:35 AM

    Sri Lanka has to do more on tourism. Most of the places we issue tickets for foreigners but there is not a single information board for people who are visiting the historic sites. I recently went to Ella and visited historic places there were no information boards and foreigners thought it was useless to climb many stairs to Rawana Cave as "there was nothing in side the cave". This is our history and need to keep visitors informed of the relevance.

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