About The Ruwanwelisaya Dagoba
The Ruwanwelisaya Dagoba is a magnificent Buddhist sacred site in the ancient city of Anuradhapura in Sri Lanka.
Begun during the reign of King Dutugemunu (161BC-137BC), the Ruwanwelisaya Dagoba is a pretty white domed structure, although it is a shadow of its original glory, having suffered damage over the years.
Anuradhapura is a sacred ancient city in Sri Lanka the remains of which are UNESCO-listed.
Thuparamaya is a third century BC Buddhist shrine believed to hold one of Buddha’s relics.
The Abhayagiri Dagoba is a Buddhist monastery built in around the second or first century BC.
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