Jetavanaramaya, Anuradhapura

It takes 20 minutes to Jetavanaramaya from Thuparamaya on foot.

On the way walking to Jetavanaramaya; Elephant pond, Promenade, Distant view of Jetavanaramaya Dagoba and Ancient Ruins of Anuradhapura.

On the way walking to Jetavanaramaya; Elephant pond, Promenade, Distant view of Jetavanaramaya Dagoba and Ancient Ruins of Anuradhapura.

Jetavanaramaya is a stupa, located in the ruins of Jetavana Monastery in the sacred world heritage city of Anuradhapura.

Going into the sanctuary of Jetavanaramaya.

Going into the sanctuary of Jetavanaramaya.

A huge brown dome appeared.

A huge brown dome appeared.

Jethavana stupa which is 121 meters in height was built by King Mahasena in 3rd century A.D. This massive brick structure is treated as the largest and tallest brick built structure in the world.

You must take off your shoes and enter to the sanctuary.

You must take off your shoes and enter to the sanctuary.

The exhibit space of stone works at the base of the Dagoba.

The exhibit space of stone works at the base of the Dagoba.

The exhibition area of the Jetavanaramaya Sanctuary.

The exhibition area of the Jetavanaramaya Sanctuary.

A lot of exhibits on the shelves.

A lot of exhibits on the shelves.

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Unique stone works of Jetavanaramaya

There were many very interesting stone carvings there.

There were many very interesting stone carvings there.

Carvings of Nāgaraja and Nāga

Carvings of Nāgaraja and Nāga

Nāga is the Sanskrit and Pali word for a deity, taking the form of a very great snake—specifically the king cobra, found in Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism and Sikhism. A female nāga is a nāgī or nāgiṇī.

Jetavanaramaya Anuradhapura

Extremely interesting and fascinating stone work of Jetavanaramaya.

A small shrine is in front of the Dagoba.

A small shrine is in front of the Dagoba.

The inside of the Shinto shrine

The inside of the shrine.

Furthermore entered inside, Buddha  Nirvana images were there.

Furthermore entered inside, Buddha Nirvana images were there.

Leaving the sanctuary of Jetavanaramaya

Leaving the sanctuary of Jetavanaramaya

Wonderful gigantic tree in the yard of Jetavanaramaya

Wonderful gigantic tree in the yard of Jetavanaramaya

After this I left for the hotel.

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