Dagoba of Thuparama, Anuradhapura

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#6 of 17 in Historic Sites in Anuradhapura
Visit ancient Dagoba of Thuparama, the oldest Sri Lankan "dagoba," which represents the earliest monument of Buddhism. After the introduction of Buddhism, Devanmpiyatissa built the dagoba in the third century BCE, using the right collarbone of the Buddha in its construction, according to legend. Throughout its history, the dagoba has been destroyed and rebuilt numerous times, but has never lost its distinctive bell-like shape. You need to take your shoes off to enter the site, so bring some socks with you to protect against the hot stones and sandy paths. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Dagoba of Thuparama and many more Anuradhapura attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Anuradhapura attractions planning app .
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  • The shape is a bell type in Dargaba of the height 19M of the white keynote. The pillars are on - this pillar seems to be a remnant of building a roof in Dargaba. It is said that buddha's right clavicle is enshrined here.
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  • That is a small and very beautiful religious place called stupa of the thuparamaya.that is a most valuable asset of the historical kingdom of anuradhapura  more »
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