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Rankoth Vehera, Polonnaruwa  
   

Rankoth Vehera, Polonnaruwa

The biggest stupa in the ancient city.
Reasons why Sri Lanka might just be the smiliest friendliest place I’ve ever been

February 4th 2018
<em style="mso-bidi-font-style: normal;">Pot of tea on arrival at all guesthouses I like tea. Who doesn’t? Not anyone worth knowing. Therefore, it is delightful to be welcomed at every, and I mean every, guesthouse with a pot, not a cup, but a pot, and a nice china pot at that, of delicious tea. I think on two occasions it was tea bags, thus we only stayed there one night, bu ... 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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