Covering an area of 10,472 km2, North Central Province denotes historical importance. It is mostly covered by tropical forests and ancient monuments. Anuradhapura is the principal capital of the North Central Province. This is not a highly populated or developed area but exposes an array of cultural and historical buildings hailing from the ancient king’s region. Today, some of the UNESCO listed world heritage sites are seen in the North Central Province. From prehistoric temples, man-made lakes and the royal palace – Everything shows excellent architectural expertise of the bygone era. No one would believe human workers built these structures during the days there were no tools.