12 things you can't miss in Sri Lanka
WARNING: Sri Lanka was hit by a series of terrorist attacks on 21 April 2019 and emergency security measures have been imposed. At the present time, foreign governments are advising caution but are not warning against travel to Sri Lanka.
With untouched golden beaches to discover, atmospheric train rides through tea-carpeted hills, and ancient temples to admire, Sri Lanka is Lonely Planet's top country to travel to in 2019. Here are 12 more reasons to visit.
Find the full list of Best in Travel 2019 destinations at lonelyplanet.com/best-in-travel.
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