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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is a Buddha. It isn’t the biggest, thought it is supposed to be the most exquisite in Sri Lanka. I didn’t think so, but it’s worth a visit if you are in the neighbourhood

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Armadillo_of_Doom
Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

This is another beautiful temple area to visit.The Buddha statue in the middle. The surrounding area has shady trees .

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 3SEse7
Reviewed July 13, 2018

this statue of Buddha is situated in a small area but important to see. Remember that shoes and hats are not allowed in the temple vicinity.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank MikeHSFO
Reviewed July 2, 2018

Samadhi Statue of Lord Buddha is worshiped by lots of local and international tourists since from the past. It is another destination that should be toured or visited in Sri lanka instead of relaxing your mind.Looming over the entire site of Mahamevnawa Park in Anuradhapura,...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank DamEcowalk
Reviewed June 10, 2018

It is inside the park. and you can sit and stay peaceful. wonderful art craft. i liked Buddha statues in Sri Lanka, they are different then those seen in Thailand.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank MaraMara M
Reviewed June 9, 2018

The tuktuk driver took me to this place, and i really liked it. Its quite calm and serene in the middle of the forest.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank arinds
Reviewed May 22, 2018

Visited this as part of our tour of the complex. Our group was beginning to flag in the heat but I was glad we made it to this statue as it has a real spiritual feel to it.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Angel57
Reviewed May 5, 2018

The Samadhi statue, depicts the Dhyana Mudra of Lord Buddha (a posture of meditation). This is situated in Mahamevna Park.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Thishanie D
Reviewed May 2, 2018

Samadhi Buddha Statue is situated in 'Mahamewna Uyana' Anuradhapura. It is situated so close to Abhayagiri Stupa. Samadhi Buddha Statue is an amazing sculpture created in Anuradhapura era. It is carved of single granite stone. Tranquillity of the mind of Lord Buddha is so cleverly...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank exploreslk
Reviewed April 30, 2018

The simplicity of this sculpture brings you back to the basics of life. When you observe the buddhist pilgrims, yu become quit and respectful.

Date of experience: April 2018
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