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B341 Watawandana Road | Anuradhapura, Anuradhapura 50000, Sri Lanka
+94 77 266 2716
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful experience more than 93 million bricks third tallest monument in the world the first two being Egyptian pyramids

Thank 95nadeeram
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We did this at the end of our tour and loved it . Very serene and bright image of the sleeping Buddha

Thank mgs2702
Reviewed 6 June 2018

Jethawanaramaya is one of the biggest Stupas in Sri Lanka. Although it is still not fully restored, its massive structure is a landmark in Anuradapura. It is said that this is in align with one of the stars of the Orion. There is more of...More

Thank Harsha P
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

This stupa is spectacular in size and construction. It is amazing to think about first making all those bricks and then building this structure. Walking around this stupa I felt connected to the past. Don’t forget to bring socks as the brick underfoot can get...More

Thank SunnyandBuster
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Went here during our tour and was impressed by the structure and likeness to others I have visited but no where near as large as the ones in Rangoon or Kathmandu.

Thank Peter F
Reviewed 3 May 2018

It's so impressive to see such a huge Stupa at this site. The Archaeological site excavations are quite extensive and well maintained. The museum hare has extensive collection from the earliest times.

Thank spriyadarshee
Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

A really beautiful monument to visit. It is possible to see several of the surrounding monuments all in one day. As with many places in Sri Lanka the floor is awfully hot underfoot- and travelling with sandals I found out the hard way that site...More

Thank Alana B
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Religious place. A sthupa built by king Mahasen. A please with a historical value. One of largest sthupa in Sri Lanka

Thank Thenuka W
Reviewed 10 April 2018

This was the first statue of the resting Buddha we saw. Another guide told us it was the dying Buddha? Who knows?

Thank Alchrisal
Reviewed 23 March 2018

amazing to think this statue once stood upright. spectacular ceiling and wall decorations. not to be missed

Thank tednakhle
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Response from Hans Z | Reviewed this property |
I could not find a ticket counter and nobody asked me for a ticket. May be because it was a public holiday when I went there.
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