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Address: Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka
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Private Day Tour: Anuradhapura and Mihintale from Dambulla
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1600 Years Of Rich History

A visit is best with a local guide whom will provide the background story which will make the Visit much more interesting. With do many choice to chose from in Anuradhapura this... read more

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A visit is best with a local guide whom will provide the background story which will make the Visit much more interesting. With do many choice to chose from in Anuradhapura this is highly recommended and cost only 500Rb .

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Paso Robles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It's always interesting to find out more about the roots of a culture by learning about its early history and this is a great site to begin your exploration of the surrounding sites.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A very nice place to visit in around 1 to 2 hours. Amazing to see at sunset. Peaceful and quiet, with a great view on the region from the top of the big rock !

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is the mountain where Buddhism was introduced to sri Lanka by Ven Arahat Mahinda and Inian saint to the King Devanam Piyatissa 2500 years ago and is an important place to visit. It could be crowded during Full Moon days, the mountain top can be climbed all protections are available. very peaceful place and important for any Buddhist specially.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Don't miss the sunset on the top of the mountain. Awesome views.you have to climb a few steps so take water bottles with you. Only 13km east of anuradhapura. Don't miss this.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We visited in afternoon as too hot during the day. have to take shoes and hats off so bit hard on feet. but worth a visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came along and went up here spent about 2 hours and LOVED it. There are three things, the stupa, the Buddha and the rock, it's worth climbing up to all. The views are amazing. It's just 500 a person entrance and absolutly beautiful!!!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

You can climb from the main car park at the bottom right up to the Mahaseya Dagoba at the summit but simpler to take your transport three quarters of the way up to the higher entrance. You can be helped by the rock boys for a few rupees the rest of the way from there. The reference to 1840 steps... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to go and learn about the philosophy of Buddhism. The temples are incredible, you will also see the so called oldest tree in the world where locals visit and present their offerings. You can also be blessed here if you wish, lovely place.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Many steps but there is a road that will bring you 1/2 way up, we were there in Independence Day for Sri Lanka so many wonderful Sri Lankan folks visiting, the place where the monks ate is not to be missed with a big trough where the rice was put and a smaller one for the veggies

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