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Thuparamaya

Listed under Modern Monuments in Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka.

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Thuparamaya was the first Buddhist dagaba built in Sri Lanka. It was built to house the Buddha's collar bone. While it still serves the same religious purpose that it always has, the current dagaba was built in 1862, which is why it looks in such good nick.

Written by  Tom Andrews.

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