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Dagoba of Thuparama

Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka
+94 72 801 6428
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This ancient site is believed to house the collarbone of the Buddha.
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Reviewed 11 April 2018

Thuparamaya is the oldest stupa in Sri Lanka and the first to be built in the country after the introduction of Buddhism. It was built in the time of King Devamnampiyatissa (247BC – 207BC) enshrining the collarbone relic of Gauthama Buddha which was brought to...More

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Reviewed 7 March 2018

A smaller dagoba, compared to its larger brothers, but particularly interesting due to the circular columns (actually two circles) that surround the building itself. It is one of the ten-ish places you have to visit in Anuradhapura.

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Reviewed 20 February 2018

Unfortunately this was our last stop in a big day out of sightseeing.The monks were meditating whilst we were there and I didn’t want to get in their way.The floor was boiling and I had to move quickly and hop around to stop my feet...More

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Reviewed 9 February 2018

The stupa and its immediate surrounding buildings and the art work and carvings in the building are remarkable, but the larger area also has many more interesting ruins.

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Reviewed 24 January 2018

it was so under whelming that we didn't even get out of the car to see it. took photos becausee the guide insisted we do it.

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Reviewed 21 January 2018

The oldest although it doesn't look old or simple, with a courtyard, shrines around the base, and the interesting stone pillars all over the place. Probably the most interesting dagoba here but not full of people. Don't miss the simple brick shrine outside covering buddha's...More

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Reviewed 23 December 2017

Thuparamaya is the oldest Dagaba in Sri Lanka . It has a unique architectural feature called "vatadage", This stupa was built by King Dewanampiyatissa. must visit ...sacred place to visit

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Reviewed 18 December 2017

Thuparamaya Stupa (or Dagoba) is the first stupa in Sri Lanka, according to the history. But there are some evidence to say that there is an earlier one. Anyhow, Thuparamaya is the beginning of the era of Buddhist Temples. Apart from the religious value, this...More

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Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

Thuparamaya was built by King Devanampiyatissa (250BC - 210BC) and it is the first stupa built after introduction of Buddhism. The collarbone of Lord Buddha is enshrined there. A must visit place for all the Buddhists.

Thank CharithaB
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Reviewed 13 November 2017

Thuparamaya is an ancient Buddhist temple in Anuradhapura.Thuparamaya dagoba has been built in the shape of a bell.If you travel to Anuradhapura, don't forget to visit Thuparamaya.

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