Abhayagiri Dagoba, Anuradhapura

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  • A great monastery among the three found in Anuradhapura.was founded by the King Abhaya in the first century BC !/ We are wonder-struck by sheer size if the same.It is said to be a sacred place for the...  more »
  • This is part of the Anuradhapura ancient city site- so there is a US$25 fee for all foreigners. It’s a stunning stupa & worth seeing- especially when you consider that it was built in the first centur...  more »
  • a show ... in the afternoon Equatorial jungle silence with the Sun tends to ramble chugs constantly only the screams of the apes chasing each other on the dome of the giant stupa ... just close your eyes and find myself down there
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  • Another stupa that was built by Great King Valagamba. Very important place during the ancient times.
  • Another amazing creation by ancient architectures. Calm and quiet place than Ruwanwelisaya.. A perfect place to read a book while sitting under a shady tree..!!
  • Amazing ancient architecture. Built by king Walagamba. Current height of Abhayagiri Dageba is 235ft.
  • Great exhibit of ancient Sinhalese architectural marvels. Once been the biggest ever human made structure in ancient world.
  • One of the Masterpieces of Sri lankan Buddhist history

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Where to stay in Anuradhapura

Hotels and guesthouses lie scattered around Anuradhapura, and accommodations tend to concentrate in a green neighborhood between the main street and Nuwara Wewa irrigation tank. Mid-range hotels near the tank also have swimming pools. Budget travelers should explore the numerous family-run guesthouses, where you can negotiate the price. You can always accept the offer by your rickshaw driver for a basic room at a reasonable rate.
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