Adams Peak, also known as Sripada in Sinhalese, is an ancient place that is home to a lot of legends. All people from all races come to see this sacred location as the legends circle all of the major religions in Sri Lanka. Adam’s Peak has gotten its name by the legend that says that it was where Adam, the first man, has first set his foot when he was exiled from Eden. Buddhists believe that Lord Buddha visited here as well, and left his footprint on this religious location. Hindus consider this footprint to be of Lord Shiva’s. This ancient place is recorded in a lot of records of ancient travelers who visited Sri Lanka during past civilizations. All pilgrims who visit Sripada start their climb at night so that they can reach the peak at sunrise. Sunrise is truly an amazing sight to see at this mysterious place.