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Worth visiting. According to the history it's done in mid 5th century AD. During King Dhatusena (Father of king Kashyapa who made Sigiriya Rock Fortress). Entrance fee for a foreigner is Rs1000 each.
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Near the village of Aukana in Anuradhapura district, stands the tallest Buddha statue in Sri Lanka. (12 m in height) Carved out from a granite cliff by just a narrow piece of rock in the fifth century during the reign of king Dhathusena. The statue still in extremely good
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Pilgrims visit the statue from all parts of the country and the Avukana statue has now become a popular tourist attraction in Sri Lanka.
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Had a full day pilgrimage tour to Anuradhapura sacred city. You should not miss to visit Avukana Buddha statue.It was a great construction.
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Great job done by the craftsman. The Statue was made out of a huge granite rock and it is so beautiful. Now they have made a roof in order to protect the statue from the wind and rain. Recommend to any tourist who is interested in the history of Sri Lanka and Buddhism.
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