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Avukana Buddha Statue, North Central Province

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  • Watchable, big Buddha. Very well maintained. There were very few tourists there. From there, you can continue to the Sasseruwa Buddha with cave temples. To combine both sights worth.
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  • In the route to Anuradhapura, we took a detour to get to this attraction which is located less than a kilometer from the village of Aukana. It is worth to deviate because not only the monument is interesting, but the landscape that you go through to get to the statue is very attractive, with a huge swamp which offers the possibility of making some beautiful pictures. By accessing the site and be able to contemplate this impressive statue of 14 meters high, they charged US 750 rupees per person. It is a Buddha's enormous foot that is carved on the same rock where and which is worth to see it closely to see the details of the sculpture. What I liked least was the structure that protects it from weather because they ruin the whole (I guess that they have placed it to better preserve the sculpture, but it is very ugly) greetings to all travelers.
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  • Avukana is a huge beautiful Buddha statue carved from a piece of rock, more than a thousand years ago. It is a little difficult to get to. I visited en route to Anuradhapura. The driver took a while t...  read more »
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