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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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Most religious stupa

One of the best places to visit if you are visiting Anuradhapura. i just want to worship it again and again.

Reviewed 3 days ago
George L

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

One of the best places to visit if you are visiting Anuradhapura. i just want to worship it again and again.

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Thank George L
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Spending the twilight hours here will bring you serenity and peace of mind. The calm atmosphere and beautiful surroundings add to your experience

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Thank suneth2014
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have seen several security officers - Police helping to disable people. Now they have open a separate gate it is very close to the car park. But unfortunately some of healthy people also trying to access this door by cheating the security people.

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Anglesea
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This temple has tales of the past and relevance of now to take in. Our guide did not add much because his English was somewhat below his promise.

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Thank Angleseateam
Paris, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very hot there, big, impressive....but not much else to see. Some beggars trying to sell you overpriced souvenirs

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Thank Awolfa
Galle, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of the great construction in sri lankan history and it was built by one of the renowned king named " Dutu demunu " . Some says this seems like pyramids that built in Egypt as well..and there so many myths as well .. This is one of the must visit place who are interested in ancient monuments... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This stupa has a great history . And the 2 other stupas near this stupa are similar in position to pyramids in Giza.These 3 stupas are built parallel to 3 stars of the belt of Orion constellation. This stupa posses the largest amount of relics of Buddha. And it is huge just like Pyramids.

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Thank Pasan M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a place to meet Buddhist pilgrims. Bring thick socks and be ready for Sun above your head. There is a Boddhi tree to rest in the shadow inhabited by monkeys.

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Thank Tomas H
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ruwanwali Saya is a Buddhist temple located in Anuradhapura sacred city. Evening to nice or early morning i are best times to visit. you can peacefully relax your mind or to meditation this is a best place to visit.

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Worcestershire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited this historic stupa as part of our tour of Sri Lanka,and yes, it is a very sacred place for Buddhists and well worth a visit. We were there on the day the Bodhi tree - a very ancient tree - was celebrating an anniversary and there were hundreds of pilgrims dressed in white and bringing gifts of flowers.... More 

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