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Mesmerizing stupa

This is a great place to spend some time when you are in ampara. It is the first stupa in Sri... read more

Reviewed May 22, 2018
Ancient place

Sri lankan historical place.nice to see the ancient technology .very clam and quite place.important... read more

Reviewed April 20, 2018
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Akkaraipatthu Road, Ampara 32000, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed May 22, 2018

This is a great place to spend some time when you are in ampara. It is the first stupa in Sri Lanka. Very peaceful place with very little crowed.

Thank Jaganba
Reviewed April 20, 2018 via mobile

Sri lankan historical place.nice to see the ancient technology .very clam and quite place.important place for buddhist people .

Thank aruna s
Reviewed June 12, 2017

This is believed to be the first ever temple (stupa) built in Sri Lanka. So this is must visit place. Kind of hide from tourists, but go there, you will amazed. There is another temple nearby "Deegavapi Parivara Stupa", which is a part of this....More

Thank Nilusha A
Reviewed May 30, 2017

A very peaceful location with few human traces. The best road is the road from Ampara side. The other road from Baticcaloa side is not well maintained, 4 wheel road. We struggled a lot in that road and accessed to the venue, but the road...More

Thank Charith B
Reviewed April 25, 2017

Nice place but can't accept the modernization done by 'modern' man. Should try to bring out the ancient glory without covering with other agendas

Thank anushaasan
Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

This is a so popular historical place in Sri Lanka. But need much improvement to match that historical values. It has commercialized than other places.

Thank Sudesh I
Reviewed January 19, 2017

Saw a quite positive change in the surroundings but the Stupa stayed the same evidently displaying it's proud history going back to hundreds of years. The mini market beyond the temple compound with stalls to have a cup of tasty & healthy herbal hot beverage...More

Thank LalD10
Reviewed January 10, 2017

Located in a very rural area, but still a bit crowded on holidays. Visit in evening to avoid harsh sun. There's a free 'belimal' giving spot for anyone who visits.

Thank DakshithaLK
Reviewed September 19, 2016

Dighavapi is in Akkaraipattu Divisional Secretariat Division of the Ampara District. It is believed that the temple complex was constructed by King Saddhatissa. A huge dagoba exists on a raised square area and the remains of an ancient structure are found on its eastern side...More

Thank SudarsK
Reviewed September 3, 2016

The temple is located in a very rural area. The temple is being renovated and restored as this place had been destroyed by religious enemies long time ago. Since the temple is located about 18km from Ampara town, it is up to the travelers discretion...More

Thank Bandu N
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