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Reviewed 26 July 2019

This Moonstone is located in Anuradhapura and still remains a clear stone carving, which was made 2000 years ago.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank KalpanaY8
Reviewed 1 May 2019

Moonstones are an important part of temple architecture. This one is both quite intricate and well preserved

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 6 April 2019

The moonstone was really interesting either tuk tuk or if you have a car and driver stop and have a look.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Jack K
Reviewed 23 March 2019 via mobile

Just one small part of the extensive site. All the Temples have a moonstone, this one is the oldest and intricately decorated. It is protected by an iron surround but still viewable. Go fir a glimpse if you have time.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 28 February 2019

It's hard to review each part of the Anuradhapura site as this takes 20 minutes to look around as part of the whole experience.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Ruth C
Reviewed 23 February 2019 via mobile

A very old carving that served as an entrance ground stone to the very old Temple/ building. Talks about life's journey and other life's problems. Really very interesting.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Perry H
Reviewed 12 February 2019

There is literally very little here other than the stone foootprint of the former building on the ground. There’s some nice ornamental stonework at the entrance steps but that’s about it.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Dakles
Reviewed 31 January 2019

The ancient moonstone is one of the most stunning stone carvings of Sri Lanka. It's fine chiselled art is just a stunning. Don't miss this piece of ancient art when you are at the sacred city, it's worth the ride!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank triptip-me
Reviewed 14 January 2019

THIS needs to be on your list of things to see. Its beyond stunning and a real piece of art. Try and get there when you can have time to really look at it without the place teaming with fellow tourists.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank kingdomDublin
Reviewed 2 January 2019

The design of the moonstone has undergone many changes over time, But the moonstones show the highest level of creativity towards the end of the Anuradhapura Era. The moonstones in the monasteries where the forest-dwelling monks lived maintained the blank semi-circular shape. The moonstones of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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