One of the most beautiful countries in the world, Sri Lanka is a great tourist destination of great variety. The capital Sri Jayawardanapura is centered on lake Diayawanna and lies below sea level. Barely 180km away is the lush green 2524m Piduruthalagala mountain, the highest in Sri Lanka. The commercial capital Colombo is home to many five star hotels, restaurants, clubs, discotheques, and casinos. The restaurants stay open late into the night. Around 400,000 tourists visit the country each year to take in the sun the sea and the sand. Sri Lanka is a great tourist destination and has a wide range of geographic features and is rich in natural beauty.