10 Buddhism Historical Places You Must Visit in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka comprises with rich Buddhist culture and history, therefore many great Buddhism historical places can be watched in there. we have earlier mentioned few nice places for camping/night life and elephant watching place. As we promote Sri Lanka and its destination, this post would be useful to find the must watch 10 Buddhism historical places in Sri Lanka.

1. Sri Maha Bodhi

bodhi-tree-anuradhapura - buddhism historical places in Sri LankaSri Maha Bodhi is the heart of Sri Lankan Buddhism. Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi in Anuradhapura is reckoned as the oldest surviving tree in the world. It was brought to Sri Lanka by Theri Sangamitta and was planted in the Mahameghavana Park in Anuradhapura in 249 BC by king Devanampiyatissa. It is the southern branch of the Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi at Buddha Gaya in India under which Lord Buddha attained Enlightenment.

2. Dalada Maligawa

Dalada MaligawaThe Sri Dalada Maligawa (the temple of the sacred tooth relic) is a main Buddhist temple in Sri Lanka. It is located in Kandy. The temple dedicated relics of what is believed to be the actual teeth of the Buddha. Therefore, many people love to worship the Sri Dalada Maligawa.

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