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Anuradhapura Attractions

If you're looking for exciting activities in Anuradhapura, get set to be busy. This dynamic city knows how to have a good time. No matter your tastes, you'll be amazed by the array of tourist attractions to get stuck into here. Keep reading to learn about the best of them.

If you're ready to discover the best of Anuradhapura, sign up for a few of the top tours & day trips on offer, and let an experienced guide show you some of the most popular tourist attractions. Offering free cancellations and no added fees, our top 195 fun activities in Anuradhapura are also worth checking out.

Free Things to Do in Anuradhapura

Leave your wallet in the hotel room. It's possible to entertain yourself in Anuradhapura without handing over a cent.

Abhayagiri Dagoba - No matter your religious leanings, this site will inspire a sense of reverence.

Explore The Neighborhoods of Anuradhapura


While Wijayapura might not have many sights to explore, venturing just a little farther will lead you to top things to see and do like Sri Maha Bodhi and Anuradhapura Archaeological Museum.

Frequently Asked Questions

What to do in Anuradhapura on a sunny day?

Enjoy the good weather (and get some fresh air as well) with these outdoor experiences:

What to do in Anuradhapura on a rainy day?

When it's bucketing down, these fantastic indoor activities will keep you on the go — and nice and dry!:

What should I not miss in Anuradhapura?

Consider heading straight for Ruwanwelisaya and Thuparamaya, two great sights that draw travelers from far and wide.

Are there cheap things to do in Anuradhapura?

Keep more of your hard-earned cash in your pocket with these cheap and fun activities:

What can you do in Anuradhapura for free?

The only thing better than a free attraction is two of them, like Abhayagiri Dagoba and Samadhi Buddha.