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Address: Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka
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At 300 feet, it is the third biggest stupa in Anuradhapura.

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Anuradhapura city

Excellent tour guide in anuradhapura....eny body can realizes buddies religion , culture, nature and peoples believes.and enjoy well

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Lalith P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent tour guide in anuradhapura....eny body can realizes buddies religion , culture, nature and peoples believes.and enjoy well

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

It's white, large and magnificent. We went on a weekend where we saw a continuous stream of people bring yarns and yarns of coloured cloth to tie around the Stupa besides lotus flowers and other offerings. There were monks all around to help. It was quite a sight.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is a really nice place to visit. Of course, you have to take off your shoes or sandals for respect. Nice place to walk around observe everyone worshipping.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Firstly, if you're not used to going barefoot then avoid the middle of the day as the stones can get very hot. That said a walk around this massive structure will give an insight into what it must have taken to build this thing. Also it's well worth a visit after dark as the illuminations are very good.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Approximately 107 meters high, shining white and very impressive stupa / Dagobah is located in Anuradhapura in the sacred city. When you enter the area, you need to take off your shoes. The wall around the Dagobah is decorated with 344 elephants reliefs. Walk around the impressive building.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the last place we visited on our tuk tuk tour and based on reviews we had very high expectations. There were a lot of worshipers at the site and the "foreigner shoerack" was a bit of a hassle. It is a very spiritual place. Had hoped for more.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a place with ancient budhist sri lankan story. Spiritual as well as a top historical place in Sri lanka. Lot to see and study. Better visit around 5pm in a weekday. You well never foget the spiritual sence u get.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Clean, serene and peaceful place to meditate. Looks beautiful both during day and night. Must visit in anuradhapura Lights are lit and incense burnt in a separate area. Maha bodhi tree is very closeby

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went there in a lovely evening and the sight was mind blowing.The environment,people wearing all white,cloudy evening sky just gave us a relaxing sight. One of the most sacred places for Buddhists. This was built by king Dutugemunu and said to be one of the large monuments in the world. I recommend visitors to go in white colour proper... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of very prominent place for all Buddhists. I write this note to help people who do not know the place. If you are visiting Anuradhapura, you should pay a visit to Ruwanweliseya (Golden Sand Pagoda). Usually this place is closed by 9pm and one hour before the closing time will be convenient. You can have relaxed one... More 

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