Dagoba of Thuparama, Anuradhapura

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Visit ancient Dagoba of Thuparama, the oldest Sri Lankan "dagoba," which represents the earliest monument of Buddhism. After the introduction of Buddhism, Devanmpiyatissa built the dagoba in the third century BCE, using the right collarbone of the Buddha in its construction, according to legend. Throughout its history, the dagoba has been destroyed and rebuilt numerous times, but has never lost its distinctive bell-like shape. You need to take your shoes off to enter the site, so bring some socks with you to protect against the hot stones and sandy paths. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Dagoba of Thuparama and many more Anuradhapura attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Anuradhapura attractions planning app .
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  • The stupa of the real. The collarbone of the Buddha seems to be hiding. Looks small and quiet, but very important area for visits. Walk close to rwanwelisayah'll just break down.
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  • Thuparamaya is the oldest stupa in Sri Lanka and the first to be built in the country after the introduction of Buddhism. It was built in the time of King Devamnampiyatissa (247BC – 207BC) enshrining ...  more »
  • Small stupa. The only thing that stands out here are the posts that are placed around the temple. Our guide could not tell what the meaning was. The Thuparama looks from or they just built.
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