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Anuradhapura, a spasso tra le rovine

Ecco, qui le cose si fanno più complicate, non tanto per il viaggio in sé, che resta comunque piuttosto abbordabile, quanto per la quantità di foto che mi ritrovo a scattare e a gestire… infatti, come vedi, ho rallentato decisamente i tempi di pubblicazione. 1,094 more words


Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka

After a 2 day stay in Negombo and another 2 days stay in Kalpitiya, Anuradhapura was the next stop. Anuradhapura is one of the ancient capitals of Sri Lanka, famous for its well-preserved ruins of ancient Sri Lankan civilization the preservation and continuation of Theraveda Buddhism. 280 more words

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Sacread City of Anuradhapura

The ruins of Anuradhapura are one of South Asia’s most evocative sights. The sprawling complex contains a rich collection of archaeological and architectural wonders: enormous dagobas, soaring brick towers, ancient pools and crumbling temples, built during Anuradhapura’s thousand years of rule over Sri Lanka. 58 more words


What the collapse of ancient capitals can teach us about the cities of today | Cities | The Guardian

Based on the work of the archaeologist Roland Fletcher, Srinath Perur warns us that we may suffer the same fate as “Tikal, Angkor and Anuradhapura.” These ancient cities  collapsed “after thriving for more than a millennium.” And despite the fact that they “were very different cities in their geography, environment and social and political functioning…they all had operational similarities: extensive land clearance, sprawling low-density settlement patterns, massive infrastructure – all of which are attributes of modern cities. 37 more words


Climbing to the Top of Mihintale with Sri Lanka Tourism Packages

Mihintale is perhaps the most sacred landform in Sri Lanka, after the Adam Peak. It is a mountain near Anuradhapura, and climbing to its top with Sri Lanka tourism packages can be a great idea. 338 more words