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Great view from Mulkirigala viharaya  
   

Great view from Mulkirigala viharaya

Mulkirigala Rock Monastery - Our precious memories in Sri Lanka

July 30th 2008
We decided to move in-land from Dikwella after visiting the blow hole. Then we came across this stupa on the summit of the mountain. We were encouraged to climb up by a group of people at a tea stall where we stopped to have some refreshments for ourselves. We climbed almost six hundreds steps to reach the top of the rock. The surroundings were breathtaking. The whole area is circled with a thick ... read more
Asia » Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan Flag The Sinhalese arrived in Sri Lanka late in the 6th century B.C., probably from northern India. Buddhism was introduced beginning in about the mid-third century B.C., and a great civilization developed at the cities of Anuradhapura (kingdom from circa... ... read more
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