Abhayagiri Dagaba

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Ishan Sulochana
Tangalle, Sri Lanka17 contributions
Dec 2020 • Family
it was one of best evening in my life.i was very peceful site i ever visited and also very beautiful place situated in Anuradhapura puja nagaraya.highly recommended place to visit ❤️.
Written December 13, 2020
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Albia-Newton
Weston super Mare, UK3,717 contributions
Feb 2020 • Couples
Totally breathtaking. This huge stupa is an incredible testimony to ancient architecture and devotion

For me the best thing in the sacred city of Anuradhapura
Written February 6, 2020
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DipuKV
Pune, India1,024 contributions
Dec 2019
As the stupas at Anuradhapura are all impressive, Abhayagiri Dagaba is no different! Wonderful, a real sight for the eye.
Written January 12, 2020
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Petter Berg
Oslo, Norway2 contributions
Dec 2019
This stupa has built by King Walagamba, in order to pay his gratitude towards the Buddhist monks. This area is considered to be carrying the secrets of Theravada Buddhism. This stupa has met-up with several disastrous situations in the past, but with the help of government and the fellow Sri Lankans, the stupa rebuilt in several years back. This Vihara area contains with a museum as well, which hinders the history of Abayagiri Stupa.
Written December 10, 2019
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Andrew
Phnom Penh, Cambodia624 contributions
Aug 2019 • Couples
There’s some scaffolding on parts of this dagoba at the moment, so you’ll need to find the best vantage point from which to photograph it.
The park as a whole is a sprawling complex with ticket checkpoints all over the place. By far the best way to see it all is on a bicycle. We spent an awesome day riding through some beautiful scenery, with monuments peeking through the foliage.
Having done Polunnaruwa earlier in our trip, we found Anaradhapura a little disappointing. If you’re planning your itinerary and are unsure if you need a night or two here, I don’t think you do if you’re taking in the far superior park at Polunnaruwa. It’s all a bit same-same here. The two big dagobas are certainly impressive but the rest of the sites aren’t much to write home about. The “sacred bodhi tree” was a let down. Really just a temple for locals. You see very little of the tree itself.
All in all, a lovely day out cycling through rural Sri Lanka, but the day will not be remembered for the monuments.
Written August 21, 2019
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sherry_dissa
Colombo, Sri Lanka616 contributions
Jul 2019 • Family
That is a most valuable asset of the historical kingdom of anuradhapura city.that is the place to visit to all travelers
Written July 20, 2019
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Kalpana Y
Colombo, Sri Lanka74 contributions
Jul 2019 • Couples
Abhayagiri Stupsa was established by King Valagamba during the period of his second reign, from 89-77 BC in his at historic city Anuradhapura in Sri Lanka. Originally over 100m high, it was one of the greatest structures in the ancient world, its scale only matched by the pyramids of Giza (and nearby Jetavanarama). Today, after several reconstructions, Abhayagiri Dagoba soars 75m above the forest floor.
Written July 16, 2019
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Rosario_it
Belgium1,826 contributions
Aug 2018 • Solo
Located in the northern part of the archaelogical site there is this huge dagoba.
The structure in very old and in the past was one of the greatest structure.
Nowadays, even though a little shorter than originally is equally impressive.
There are several very nice bas-reliefs.
Given its dimension it is necessary some time to see it appropriately.
Written July 9, 2019
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Silver Wings Tours
Wattala, Sri Lanka222 contributions
Apr 2019 • Family
Based on the history, this massive stupa was built in the 1st century BC. It's different than the other usual stupas in Sri Lanka. Highly recommend to visit this place if you travel to Anuradhapura.
Written May 14, 2019
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301lisa33
Coventry, UK1,527 contributions
Mar 2019 • Friends
This stupa is unusual in not having a white covering. Otherwise its layout and features are much like other stupas. It is very large though
Written May 1, 2019
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