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Kalutara Bodhiya, Kalutara

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Standing near a sacred Bodhi tree, Kalutara Bodhiya ranks among Sri Lanka's most revered Buddhist sites. The temple has experienced quite a turbulent history. It served as a military fort under the Portuguese, as well as an administrative building for the Dutch and British, probably due to its strategic location. Buddhists have venerated the temple since 1042 CE, when the prince planted a new Bodhi tree here--reputed to be one of the 32 saplings from the sacred fig under which the Buddha attained enlightenment. Using our custom trip planner, Kalutara attractions like Kalutara Bodhiya can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • It is a Buddhist shrine located in the Kalutara District of the Western Province .It has an architecturally unique Dagaba. A beautiful and clean shrine where maintenance is well done.It is located... 
    It is a Buddhist shrine located in the Kalutara District of the Western Province .It has an architecturally unique Dagaba. A beautiful and clean shrine where maintenance is well done.It is located...  more »
  • Kalutara Bodhiya is a Bodhi tree located in kalutara western province of sri lanka. Kalutara bodhi can be considered as a famous place among all the tourists attractions. 
    Kalutara Bodhiya is a Bodhi tree located in kalutara western province of sri lanka. Kalutara bodhi can be considered as a famous place among all the tourists attractions.  more »

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