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Friday, 05 May 2017 - 12:50
Sacred temple of the tooth relic ranked first by the UN on heritage tourism site for the 4th time
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Diyawadana Nilame Pradeep Daala says that the Sacred Temple of the Tooth has been ranked number one by the UN on the heritage tourism site for the 4th consecutive year.

Tourist arrivals to Sri Lanka rose 17.5 percent from a year earlier to 160 thousand 249 in April 2017 helped by a surge in European visitors as a partial closure of the airport ended.

Western European visitors rose 40.9 percent with UK visitors up 48.6 percent to 17,841, Germany up 47.1 percent to 11,866 and Switzerland rose 43 percent to 2,691.

From the smaller generating markets of Spain visitors were up 111 percent to 1,810, from Norway up 112 percent to 1,052, from Denmark up 92 percent to 1,310.

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