Samadhi Statue, Anuradhapura

Samadhi Statue is located in Anuradhapura. Plan to visit Samadhi Statue and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Anuradhapura attractions using our Anuradhapura trip itinerary builder website .
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  • September 30, 2017
    Samadhi Buddha statue is another amazing creation of the ancient Sri Lankan artists. Samadhi Statue is a must see place in the Anuradhapura trip  more »
  • September 14, 2017
    Statue got its name because kindness of Lord Buddha flows through the half closed eyes. It displays the Dhyana Mudra of Lord Buddha. It is made during the Anuradhapura Era (3rd or the 4th century). It...  more »
  • September 1, 2017
    We came here along to our bike tour with our guide. Nice old Buddha. This one has the time passed very well, the Buddha is very well preserved.
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  • May 28, 2017
    Regarded as a masterpiece among the many Lord Buddha statues spreaded through out the island. Standing infront of the statue will bring peace to your mind.
  • March 27, 2017
    Truly magnificent talent of stone carving soo peaceful and calms you down when you look at the statue. As a buddhist i am grateful to the ancient artist for his greatest creation as even many centuries later people like me feel so humble
  • March 15, 2017
    Lord Buddha's Statue created by ancient Stone workers. It's amazing how they did this kind of work for the hard rocks.
  • June 15, 2017
    One of very nice Budda Stupa renaming in Sri Lanka.
  • May 9, 2017
    A unique statue representing the Lord Buddha and considered to be a sacred religious monuments of the country.

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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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