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Buddha

This is a beautiful old statue of Buddha .The statue is damaged. You need about ten minutes here to... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2018
3SEse7
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Nice Monument

One of the nicer Buddha monuments in Anuradhapura situated by the side of the road within easy... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2018
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3 Nov 2018
“Buddha ”
22 Jul 2018
“Nice Monument”
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Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

This is a beautiful old statue of Buddha .The statue is damaged. You need about ten minutes here to see.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 3SEse7
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

One of the nicer Buddha monuments in Anuradhapura situated by the side of the road within easy view. Made of granite it is remarkably well preserved and I found it particularly striking and engaging. Anuradhapura has many far more worthy monuments than this but if...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Bozeman-Dublin
Reviewed 6 April 2018

I visited this Statue during my tour to Sri Lanka. For me this is the symbol of Ancient Anuradhapura.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Nicola W
Reviewed 7 August 2017

This is another rare find of ancient sculpture. Not very well presented or protected against the elements or vandalism

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank fjp4564
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

So sad this ancient statue is damaged and broken. It's in a nice quiet spot. Just another of multiple ancient statues

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 3 December 2016

Great craftsmanship, but having seen so many buddhas in 7 months of travel, it was ok. Located next to the main road.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank T S
Reviewed 22 October 2016

The place locates in your way to see moon stone and guard stone. I have not seen many visitors in the location due to the less popularity as well as the less publicity. Nevertheless, the statue says history of the ancient kingdom. It appears that...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Nuwan K
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Just another old statue of Buddha in a very well preserved state. The interesting thing is the ability to get up close and look at the details in the carving.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Stinkyrules
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Given the location, you should not miss this Statue. Around this statue, you can see ruin of many ancient buildings which cover large area. This Statue is located by the side of "Watawandana" Road (paved road starting closer to car park near "Samadhi Statue", before...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank RanjanaPerera
Reviewed 10 February 2016

It’s not a complete statue but partly damaged either while excavating or damaged by vandals.It's a Samadhi Buddha Statue

Date of experience: March 2015
Thank shehamramiz
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