ANURADHAPURA

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Anuradhapura is a capital city of north central province in Sri Lanka.it was first ancient capital of Sri Lanka.205Km from colombo.UNESCO named as a world heritage site.

The town is rich of architectural remains, Buddha statues, Buddhist stupas and lakes, such as Ruwanweli maha seya,Mirisawetiya,Jethawanaramaya,Lowamahapaya,Samadhi Buddha Statue,Sri Maha Bodhi,Thuparamaya,Aukana Buddha Statue,Kuttam Pokuna,Abayagiriya.

The city of Anuradhapura reigned from the 4th century to the 10th century. This successful kingdom was belongs to King Pandukabhaya who had to endure wars with his own uncles and finally becoming the king of Anuradhapura. The city had its own culture with many international and national traders at the time. The king had built a quarter for the traders and it improved the international business relationships to a great extent. It was also during this kingdom that Buddhism was developed in Sri Lanka.Read More

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