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Address: Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka
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At 300 feet, it is the third biggest stupa in Anuradhapura.

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Architecturally historical!!

A historic stupa painted in white and could be seen from afar in and around Anuradhapura. A must see. Please dress appropriately.

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Voorschoten, The Netherlands
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Voorschoten, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A historic stupa painted in white and could be seen from afar in and around Anuradhapura. A must see. Please dress appropriately.

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Thank Suvieve
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Majestic sthupa gives a hint about the Buddhist culture of Sri Lanka and the skill of the ancient people in Sri Lanka. Several archaeological sites are located nearby.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a highly revered place by the Budhists. The place is spotless and peaceful. A lot of action in the evenings and people in large numbers come to pray and chant

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Grimsby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a general review of the whole of Anuradhapura. If you are going to Anuradhapura it is highly unlikely that you will just go to see just one of the many attractions there. This is an interesting place to visit for those interested in history and culture. It covers the ruins of a vast Buddhist monastic city. There are... More 

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Thank Malcolm H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A sacred place for the Buddhists. Constructed 2200 years ago. A world heritage site. Many Buddhists visit this place.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First of all: It's free because outside the temple complex. Second: It's the best stupa and third: after sunset it's full of locals praying, lighting candles, etc. go gor it and the bodhi tree next to it as well. Don't leave Anuradhapura without the evening experience!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is just one Dagoba in the Anuradhapura historical site, but it is the one used by pilgrims and worshippers today. Well worth and visit, even if not Buddhist. Beware the hot stones as you can`t wear shoes. We had a great guide, who was a student of Buddhism and spoke excellent English, who took us round the whole site... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Big stupa stands as architecture marvel and attracts all not only Buddhists. There were many people but not crowded considering the big space. We had difficulty in reaching the place due to our driver but it is memorable experience.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this nice big stupa on a Sunday morning it there was a lot of people there praying and offering different things. We should take of our shoes to get inside the stupa area and the stone floor was hot because of the strong sun, it may be better if we visited earlier in the morning. Outside there were... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great Stupa ever of the Sinhala Buddhist history... built by great king Dutugemunu ( Dutta Gamani Abhaya).. due to it's high position also known as Maha Stupa.... A must see location of Anuradhapura sacred city... Always crowded with Buddhist pilgrims as well as tourists ( both local and foreign)... Better to avoid in poya days ( specially in Wesak &... More 

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