I stood at the base of the dagoba and thought, “huh”. It was impressive – tall and made from red bricks that were clearly very old – but it was nowhere near as beautiful as the gigantic white dagoba called Ruwanwelisaya that I had just seen on the other side of the Anuradhapura ruins. 484 more words
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What do we know about Anuradhapura?
Let’s start with a little bit of the history of this ancient city.
There were three historical regions in Sri Lanka, the Kingsdom of Rajarata, kingdom of Tambapanni and kingsdom of Upatissa Nuwara which existed for about 1,700 years. 180 more words