The Ruwanwelisaya (Stupa), Anuradhapura - Sri Lanka The Ruwanwelisaya is a stupa, a hemispherical structure containing relics, in Sri Lanka, considered holy to numerous Buddhists everywhere throughout the world. It was worked by King Dutugemunu. 140 B.C., who moved toward becoming ruler of all Sri Lanka after a war in which the Chola King Ellalan, was crushed. It is otherwise called "Mahathupa", "Swarnamali Chaitya",...

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Jetavanaramaya dagoba (stupa). Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka   Thuparamaya is a dagoba in Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka. It is a Buddhist hallowed place of reverence. Thera Mahinda, an agent sent by King Ashoka himself presented Theravada Buddhism and furthermore chetiya love to Sri Lanka. ... The name Thuparamaya originates from "stupa" and "aramaya" which is a private complex for priests. Anuradhapura (Sinhalese:...

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Sigiriya Sri Lanka Sigiriya had been built by King Kashyapa I in the 5th c. A.D. Sigiriya was declared a World Heritage site in 1982 as it displayed the cumulative effect of science of town planning, arts, architecture, construction, landscape architecture and the science of water management   practiced in Sri Lanka in the 5th c. A.D. Some archaeologists of the...

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Udawalawe National Park – Sri Lanka  Sri Lanka’s best wildlife national parks 1: Yala National Park. Leopard in Yala National Park (Gehan de Silva Wijeyeratne) 2: Udawalawe National Park 3: Wasgamuwa National Park 4: Sinharaja Forest Reserve 5: Minneriya and Kaudulla National Parks 6: Horton Plains National Park 7: Wilpattu National Park 8: Mannar Island.   Udawalawe National Park lies...

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