About The Jetavanarama Dagoba
The Jetavanarama Dagoba is a vast Buddhist shrine – once the third tallest monument in the world – in Anuradhapura in Sri Lanka believed to hold part of a sash worn by Buddha.
With its huge dome and reddish-copper hue – accounted for by the millions of burnt bricks used to build it – Jetavanarama Dagoba is an incredible structure. Its construction was begun in the third century AD by King Mahasena.
Anuradhapura is a sacred ancient city in Sri Lanka the remains of which are UNESCO-listed.
The Ruwanwelisaya Dagoba is a sacred second century BC Buddhist site in Anuradhapura.
The Abhayagiri Dagoba is a Buddhist monastery built in around the second or first century BC.
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