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Abhayagiri Dagoba, Anuradhapura

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  • This was our favorite out of the Sacred site tour. This is amazing to see how it is constructed out of millions and millions of bricks. It's unbelievable they could have made this so long ago. The hug...  more »
  • Alongside Jethawanaramaya stupa, this is the best place to visit in Anuradhapura. This is another plain brick stupa and all the more impressive for it. This one is relatively quiet, with not too many ...  more »
  • Loved the place walked around without much people around. Peaceful and tranquil place. To be visited in the morning or late afternoon.  more »
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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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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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