North Western
6.73 km2 (6.46 sq mi)
189 KM


Sprinkled with a thousand-year-old religious edifices still frequented by devotees, the sacred city of Anuradhapura promises to behold you with an ancient charm that rises vibrantly against the sky. A city of chiefly dagobas and stupas, Anuradhapura is wrapped in thousands of years of Buddhist history & culture. Even today you will find pilgrims flocking in hundreds to pay their respect at these shrines.


Travel to Anuradhapura Take the Kandy-Jaffna highway from Colombo and turn towards the Anuradhapura road

  • Airport
  • Negombo
  • Dankotuwa
  • Marawila
  • Madampe
  • Chilaw
  • Bangadeniya
  • Madurankuli
  • Palaviya
  • Kalpitiya

Sri Maha Bodhi Anuradhapura’s religious & cultural life is woven around the Sri Maha Bodhi tree. Planted from a cutting of the very tree under which Buddha received his enlightenment at Gaya, this 2000-year old, fig tree is central to the Buddhist faith in the island.


Abhayagiri Dagoba The Abhayagiri Dagoba was one of the largest & important monastic institutes of its time. At 100 metres high it was one of the greatest structures of the ancient world, matched in size only by the Pyramids of Giza. While the restored complex stands 15 metres shorter than its original size, it still retains the grandeur of a bygone time.


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