Asked which is the most attractive of the less-known destinations in Sri Lanka, we honestly don't know the accurate answer. There are quite a few charming places of the beaten path, numerous indeed. But we guess, among the forgotten heritage sites Thiriyai, also spelt Tiriyaya, is worth mentioning as very significant for the cultural and art history of Sri Lanka and nevertheless off the beaten path. This is why we decided to improve our main article about this best-preserved circular temple in the Buddhist world soon to provide more detailed information. Maybe, then users of our website understand why we think, Thiriyai is worth mentioning - and worth visiting.
Nuwan Chinthaka Gajanayaka,