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Sacred City Of Anuradhapura - Abhayagiriya
Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi
Ruwanveliseya
Thuparamaya
Abhayagiriya
Lankaramaya
Jethawanaramaya
Isurumuniya
Moonstone
Sigiriya
Asokaramaya
Stone Bridge
Samadhi Statie
The Twin Pond
Lowamahapaya




Abhayagiriya was built by king Vatta Gamini Abhaya in the first century.Thereafter the bhikkhus of the Abhayagiri Vihara founded a separate sect there. King Valagamba's reign is marked by an important event - the first schism in Buddhism in Ceylon. Most learned bhikkhus lives in Abhayagiri Vihara. It consisted of a large library.



| Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi | Ruwanveliseya | Thuparamaya | Abhayagiriya | Lankaramaya | Jethawanaramaya | Isurumuniya | Moonstone | Sigiriya | Asokaramaya | Stone Bridge | Samadhi Statie | The Twin Pond | Lowamahapaya |
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