We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Save
Share
Book In Advance
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information
49
All photos (49)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent24%
  • Very good62%
  • Average14%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“chilli”(4 reviews)
“rock caves”(2 reviews)
About
Contact
Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Anuradhapura
from US$56.00
More Info
from US$24.00
More Info
Reviews (49)
Filter reviews
29 results
Traveller rating
9
18
2
0
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
9
18
2
0
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviewschillirock caveslovely landscapeoriginal statemid morningsun makesdressed appropriatelygreat kingking dutugamunupeace and serenityworth visiting this placebuy flowersyour feetwear socksstone pillarspoya daysholy place
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 29 reviews
Reviewed 27 May 2018

Although located close to the “Sacred City” Archaeological Park north of Anuradhapura, Mirissawatiya Dagoba is not actually inside the paid area. In other words, it’s free entry to this one. I guess it’s largely because it remains a practising place of worship. This means (a)...More

Thank Alex W
Reviewed 13 April 2018

This site is a little off the standard route through the historic site but worth a visit. It is somewhat hidden in the forest there but ask your guide for directions. This is stupa is the first stupa built by King Dutugemunu (161-137 BC). The...More

Thank Titus D
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

This Mirisaweti Sthupa is one of the 8 sacred places in Anuradapura. If you travel by train very short distance from railway station. You can get taxi infront of Anuradapura railway station. They have some packages too. Short dresses are not allowed to this place....More

Thank Prasunmed
Reviewed 1 February 2018

Mirisawetiya is one of very first stupas in Sri Lanka which is built by the great King Dutugemunu. The stupa was a part of the Mirisawetiya Monastery. The remains of the buildings of the monastery still can be seen around the stupa. The 'Vahalkada' (frontispiece)...More

Thank exploreslk
Reviewed 21 January 2018

Like a smaller, quieter version of Ruwanwelisaya. Not part of the main ticket scheme but the donations seemed optional, so I gave 100. Take a look at the two indents, where you can the see the details of the brick construction.

Thank mrdom
Reviewed 12 September 2017

This was not officially listed on the itinerary for our private tour of Sri Lanka, but we gave our wonderful guide, Palitha the freedom to decide what should be included to see whilst in Anuradhapura. This stupa was one of those unplanned sites he took...More

Thank DJEargasm
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

It is a big stupa, impressive to see and hear the story about the stupa. We went there in the weekend and it is nice to see what this place means for the people of Sri Lanka.

Thank Hans d
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Easily accessible. Visible from a distance, looks a lot like Ruwanweliseya from the distance, but is much smaller.

Thank Mallika W
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Built 21 centuries ago. Close to the Anuradhapura heritage sites. This historical site has been renovated. Evening visits could be more convenient because of the warm weather.

1  Thank Kenneth S
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Visited the place last Wednesday around 6.30 pm. Calm and quiet place to worship.. one of the Stupas built by great King Dutugemunu.. refurbished three decades ago ... it's believed that king has deposited his victory pole and build this Stupa... this is one of...More

Thank Sunimal R
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Mirisaveti Stupa staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines