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Address: Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka
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Nice and Ancient place to visit.

Advisable to go early in the morning as possible or late in the evening as with the hot sun it's difficult to visit these places

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sudesh077
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Colombo, Sri Lanka

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Anglesea
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In SL you can think. Another Buddha statue. Another temple. Does this one stand out. No. Was it worth seeing. I guess.

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Thank Angleseateam
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rhis was built thousands years ago. The statue depicts the calmness of Buddha. When he was in jail, former Indian prime minister Nehru had a large photo of this statue in his cell as the statue was a symbol of calmness.

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Thank Pasan M
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Advisable to go early in the morning as possible or late in the evening as with the hot sun it's difficult to visit these places

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Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I most recommend this place to every Buddhist people in the whole world to see how they created Lord Buddha's great Kindness.

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Thank Wickum_S
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed March 18, 2017 via mobile

More popular with buddhists. Close to the Anuradhapura historical sites. Unknown when this statue was built. But the archeological department of Sri Lanka has restored this stature in 1960.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed March 10, 2017

Beautiful statue - so serene and what a marvellous unspoilt setting - not many tourist around so peaceful and quiet

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Thank theizzards2017
Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed February 27, 2017

We visited this place while roaming around the stupas of Anuradhapura. It is a nice statue, but is also something you can give a miss if you are short on time.

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Athens, Greece
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed February 25, 2017

A significant Buddha statue, highly praised by the locals, although with little interest to the non-religious traveller.

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Luton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed February 3, 2017

Stopped at the edge of a small village and had to walk past a myriad of shops, many tourist until at the far end an isolated statue of a Buddha, covered with 4 posts holding up roof and protecting the Buddha from the elements. Man asking us to remove shoes as we approached. However ground very mucky and rough even... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed January 2, 2017 via mobile

Must visit place in Sri Lanka. One of the amazing sculptures in the world. Situated in Ancient city of Anuradhapura.

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