World heritage sites

Properties inscribed on the World Heritage List (8)

Cultural

  • Ancient City of Polonnaruwa (1982)
  • Ancient City of Sigiriya (1982)
  • Golden Temple of Dambulla (1991)
  • Old Town of Galle and its Fortifications (1988)
  • Sacred City of Anuradhapura (1982)
  • Sacred City of Kandy (1988)

Natural

  • Central Highlands of Sri Lanka (2010)
  • Sinharaja Forest Reserve (1988)

Properties submitted on the Tentative List (2)

  • Seruwila Mangala Raja Maha Vihara (2006)
  • Seruwila to Sri Pada (Sacred Foot Print Shrine), Ancient pilgrim route along the Mahaweli river in Sri Lanka (2010)