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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  • For tourists is another stupa, for locals-holy place. But if you came to this city worth a visit
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  • Thuparamaya is the oldest Dagaba in Sri Lanka . It has a unique architectural feature called "vatadage", This stupa was built by King Dewanampiyatissa. must visit ...sacred place to visit  more »
  • It will be for the magnitude of what was around but this site proved insignificant and uninteresting. Here, as in all holy sites attention to clothing.
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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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