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Written by Akshaya Manoharan on April 3, 2023 Share on

Sri Lanka to Develop Ramayana Trail and Allow Visitors to Use Indian Rupee

Sri Lanka is developing a new tourism project called the Ramayana Trail, which will showcase the country’s connections to the Hindu epic, the Ramayana. The trail will highlight sites that are mentioned in the Ramayana and will include locations that are believed to have been visited by Lord Rama during his exile. In addition, the Sri Lankan government has also announced that visitors will be allowed to use the Indian rupee in the country.

The trail will showcase the country’s connections to the Ramayana and include locations that are mentioned in the epic. The Ramayana is an ancient Hindu epic that tells the story of Lord Rama’s journey to rescue his wife, Sita, from the demon king Ravana.These sites will include the Ashok Vatika, where Sita was held captive by Ravana the Divurumpola, where Sita underwent the fire ordeal to prove her purity; and the Seetha Amman Temple, which is believed to have been built at the spot where Lord Rama met Sita for the first time after her rescue.

The Ramayana Trail is significant for several reasons. Firstly, it will showcase Sri Lanka’s cultural and religious connections to India. Secondly, it will attract more Indian tourists to Sri Lanka, as it will provide them with an opportunity to explore the country’s connections to the Ramayana. Thirdly, it will provide visitors with a deeper understanding of the Ramayana and its significance in Hinduism.

In addition to the Ramayana Trail, the Sri Lankan government has also announced that visitors will be allowed to use the Indian rupee in the country. This move is expected to attract more Indian tourists to Sri Lanka, as it will make it easier for them to travel and spend money in the country.

Allowing visitors to use the Indian rupee in Sri Lanka is expected to bring several benefits. Firstly, it will make it easier for Indian tourists to travel and spend money in the country. Secondly, it will reduce the exchange rate risk for Indian tourists, as they will not need to exchange their currency for Sri Lankan rupees. Thirdly, it will strengthen the economic ties between India and Sri Lanka

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