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Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

This is also built by King Dutugemunu after beating battle with Tamil King Elara. One if Buddha's relics kept inside this.

Thank Nilusha A
Reviewed 27 May 2018

Although located close to the “Sacred City” Archaeological Park north of Anuradhapura, Mirissawatiya Dagoba is not actually inside the paid area. In other words, it’s free entry to this one. I guess it’s largely because it remains a practising place of worship. This means (a)...More

Thank Alex W
Reviewed 13 April 2018

This site is a little off the standard route through the historic site but worth a visit. It is somewhat hidden in the forest there but ask your guide for directions. This is stupa is the first stupa built by King Dutugemunu (161-137 BC). The...More

Thank Titus D
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

This Mirisaweti Sthupa is one of the 8 sacred places in Anuradapura. If you travel by train very short distance from railway station. You can get taxi infront of Anuradapura railway station. They have some packages too. Short dresses are not allowed to this place....More

Thank Prasunmed
Reviewed 1 February 2018

Mirisawetiya is one of very first stupas in Sri Lanka which is built by the great King Dutugemunu. The stupa was a part of the Mirisawetiya Monastery. The remains of the buildings of the monastery still can be seen around the stupa. The 'Vahalkada' (frontispiece)...More

Thank exploreslk
Reviewed 21 January 2018

Like a smaller, quieter version of Ruwanwelisaya. Not part of the main ticket scheme but the donations seemed optional, so I gave 100. Take a look at the two indents, where you can the see the details of the brick construction.

Thank mrdom
Reviewed 12 September 2017

This was not officially listed on the itinerary for our private tour of Sri Lanka, but we gave our wonderful guide, Palitha the freedom to decide what should be included to see whilst in Anuradhapura. This stupa was one of those unplanned sites he took...More

Thank DJEargasm
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

It is a big stupa, impressive to see and hear the story about the stupa. We went there in the weekend and it is nice to see what this place means for the people of Sri Lanka.

Thank Hans d
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Easily accessible. Visible from a distance, looks a lot like Ruwanweliseya from the distance, but is much smaller.

Thank Mallika W
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Built 21 centuries ago. Close to the Anuradhapura heritage sites. This historical site has been renovated. Evening visits could be more convenient because of the warm weather.

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