The land of Buddhist Heritage
One of the provinces that is highly rich with ancient Sri Lankan religious heritage. The capital is the sacred city of Anuradhapura which is bestowed by many Buddhist monuments such as Isurumuniya, Ruwanweliseya and the sacred Sri Maha Bodhi. This region in Sri lanka is the only place of the world where one can observe the wonders of massive skyscraping stupas built in early eras.
The province is not densely populated but highly rich with ancient Sri Lankan glory. It owns an unmatched importance and beauty in collaboration with its dry tropical woodlands and precious religious atmosphere. Polonnaruwa is the second city of the province. The stone made statues and monuments in the city of Polonnaruwa will take your breath away with its unbelievable beauty and ancient technology. North Central is the best place to explore and experience the essence the of the Buddhist Culture from bygone times.