A unique Sri Lankan self-defense practice, similar to martial arts. Angampora has a rich history of dating well beyond the time when the kings ruled this land. To be a personal guard of the King a solider needed to attain the highest levels in Angampora. Practiced in different forms from hand-to-hand or incorporating weapons - Angampora was nearly wiped off history during the British rule. It was prohibited from practice and venues which practiced the art form of Angampora was deliberately destroyed to keep the self-defense form from spreading to the general public. With folklore stating Angampora to be over 30,000 years this culturally rich and enthralling activity will continue to grace this island for many years to come. Angampora has deep roots in Kandy - the last kingdom of Sri Lanka, speak to our experts to find out how you can incorporate this activity in to your tour.