Standing proudly over the landscape, seemingly lost in time, Jetavanaramaya is a stunning stupa that offers an insight into Sri Lanka’s rich heritage and culture. This famous attraction can be found in the ancient city of Anuradhapura and travellers looking for boutique hotels Sri Lanka has t offer in the region can consider Ulagalla. This Sri Lanka boutique hotel also offers luxurious accommodation and a range of contemporary comforts to make your stay all the more memorable.
Reaching to a height of around 400 feet, the Jetavanaramaya is not hard to miss as you explore Anuradhapura. Built under the patronage of King Mahasena, this sacred site is still one of the world’s tallest stupas and is believed to enshrine a belt or sash that was tied by Lord Buddha. Consisting millions of bricks, this stupa is testament to the engineering prowess and creative genius of Sri Lankans at the time. This awe-inspiring monument is well worth a visit when in Anuradhapura and provides an invaluable link with the island’s history and its Buddhist heritage.