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The Rough Guide to Sri Lanka is the definitive travel guide with clear maps and detailed coverage of all the best attractions Sri Lanka has to offer. Get the low-down on one of the worlds most beautiful islands, with in-depth coverage of Sri Lanka's superb beaches, magnificent wildlife, verdant tea plantations and majestic Buddhist remains. The guide includes practical information on getting there and around, plus reviews of the best Sri Lanka hotels, from serene oceanside Ayurveda retreats to atmospheric colonial-era tea estate bungalows, and Sri Lanka restaurants, bars and Sri Lankan shopping for all budgets. You'll find introductory sections on Sri Lanka food, drink, health, cultural customs and outdoor activities as well as specialist Sri Lanka tour operators and colour inserts on tea, Buddhism and the island’s highlights with inspirational colour photography throughout . Rely on expert background on everything from the history of the ancient Buddhist kingdoms through to the contemporary political scene in Sri Lanka and traditional Sri Lankan dance. Explore all corners of this fascinating country with the clearest Sri Lanka maps of any guide. Make the most of your holiday with The Rough Guide to Sri Lanka

Synopsis:

The Rough Guide to Sri Lanka is the definitive guide to the island with a full-colour section introducing its highlights; detailed accounts of all the sights, from the bustling street markets of Colombo to the sedate tea plantations of the highlands and great buddhist monuments of The Cultural Triangle. There are candid reviews of the best places to stay and eat, from beachside guesthouses to colonial era hotels and serene ayurveda resorts. The guide also includes detailed coverage of the north and east, until recently off-limits due to the civil war. Finally, there is informed coverage of Sri Lanka''s history, religions, art and music.

Table of Contents

Colour section 1; Contents 3; Basics 25; Guide 79; Contexts 413; Language 463; Travel store 475; Small print & Index 483;

Product Details

ISBN:
9781848360693
Publisher:
Rough Guides Limited
Subject:
Asia - Southwest
Contribution by:
Aves, Edward
Contribution:
Aves, Edward
Author:
Thomas, Gavin
Subject:
Asia - India
Subject:
| Travel | Asia
Series:
Rough Guide to Sri Lanka
Publication Date:
20091031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
472
Dimensions:
7.90x6.50x.86 in. .94 lbs.

Related Subjects

Travel » Asia » General
Travel » Asia » India
Travel » Asia » Indian Ocean

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"Synopsis" by , The Rough Guide to Sri Lanka is the definitive guide to the island with a full-colour section introducing its highlights; detailed accounts of all the sights, from the bustling street markets of Colombo to the sedate tea plantations of the highlands and great buddhist monuments of The Cultural Triangle. There are candid reviews of the best places to stay and eat, from beachside guesthouses to colonial era hotels and serene ayurveda resorts. The guide also includes detailed coverage of the north and east, until recently off-limits due to the civil war. Finally, there is informed coverage of Sri Lanka''s history, religions, art and music.
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