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Abhayagiri Dagoba

Anuradhapura, Anuradhapura 50000, Sri Lanka
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One of Atamasthanaya

This stupa was built in the rein of King Walagamba. Very huge Stupa. Later on President Mahinda... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Nilusha A
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A rare piece of monument in Sri Lanka

Its huge, magnanimous and really attractive. You must visit this place and take a tour around it... read more

Reviewed 9 June 2018
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Anuradhapura, Anuradhapura 50000, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This stupa was built in the rein of King Walagamba. Very huge Stupa. Later on President Mahinda repaired the stupa with the help of forces.

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Reviewed 9 June 2018

Its huge, magnanimous and really attractive. You must visit this place and take a tour around it and see the structure from he close proximity.

Thank arinds
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Reviewed 28 May 2018

One of the oldest stupas in Sri Lanka. You would say that all stupas are the same, but they are not. the way it was built will leave you speachless. It hides the history and story in every brick.

Thank MaraMara M
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Reviewed 27 May 2018

Hemal was both warm and professional as his superb knowledge of the country really gave us much insight to Sri Lanka. We had a terrific time and would highly recommend him.

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Reviewed 27 May 2018

The Abhayagiri Dagoba is a huge brick stupa built slightly over 2,000 years ago, and for centuries after that, served as the focal point of an expansive monastery complex, stretching for hectares around. Other than sheer size, the stupa itself isn’t much to see --...More

Thank Alex W
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Reviewed 26 May 2018

When you set aside religion and look at these ancient sights as landmarks to this area and to the country.  As a tourist they are worth a visit as much as you would visit the Eiffel Tower in Paris and the Statue of Liberty in...More

Thank LilPikit
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

It is one of most important & largest vihara in Anuradhapura. Built by King Walagamba in 89-77 BC. It was a massive ruin when discovered. Central Cultural Fund started its renovation in 1997. Roughly 2.8 million bricks were used. It was original custodian of Tooth...More

Thank AnilAggarwal
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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Abhayagiriya Stupa built in the 1st century is one of the largest man made structures of the ancient world. Sits right up with the pyramids. A must see place in Anuradhapura. It has been a buddhist Monastery and 5000 monks have resided in the Monastery....More

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Reviewed 26 March 2018

This is a large brick dagoba - it was built in the 1st century and has been restored in the 12th century and of course more recently where it was re-furbed into what we see now (this re-furb used 2.8 million bricks!!). It once stood...More

Thank Honisoiquimalypense
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

Abhayagiriya Stupa is a part of a major monastery (Abhayagiriya Monastery) in Sri Lanka in ancient times. It has been built around 80 BC by King Valagamba. Abhayagiriya monastery was spread over a large area. Today also the remains can be seen in a large...More

Thank exploreslk
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