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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. Plan your Dagoba of Thuparama visit and explore what else you can see and do in Anuradhapura using our Anuradhapura vacation generator.
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  • the stupas prremier I visit Anunaphura or a marriage brightened the mood. to see if you have the time.
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  • We did not go inside this Stupa but we did see when we were on our way to Abhayagiri Dagoba. Its beautifully lit with diyas during evening. 
  • This small dagoba is known for the ruins that surround it, a series of pillars that adorn the structure and give it a very different from the others.
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