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Lessons from the past in Anuradhapura

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


What You Need To Know Before Going To Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka

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


Where the Buddha sat

After many good-byes and last minute shopping, we packed our belongings and left Colombo. On the way to our new home in Kandy, the entire group was to take another extended excursion through the Northern and Eastern regions of Sri Lanka. 633 more words

Cultural triangle (4 Days Tour)

Get to know the ancient history of Sri Lanka and its magnificent kings. This tour covers the Cultural Triangle world heritage sites.

1st Day: NEGOMBO – ANURADHAPURA… 785 more words

Tourism In Sri Lanka

Day 2 of temples 

As ‘cultural heartland’ actually means temples, temples and more temples, guess what I did in Anuradhapura? Went to see some temples. But this one was by bike which made for a pleasant change. 190 more words


The sacred city of Anuradhapura

Anuradhapura is an old, sacred Buddhist city filled with ancient ruins sprawled throughout. It’s a UNESCO World Heritage site and a place I decided I’d visit en route to… 667 more words