Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi

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  • Address: Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka
  • Phone: +94-252222367
  • Tags: Religious Site, Family And Kids

Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi is an ancient fig tree which was regarded as sacred by some Buddhist people. During the 3rd century, it was brought here by Sangamitta Theri and planted on a terrace of height 6.5m by King Devanampiya Tissa. You can find 4 different Buddhist statues have been placed on the 4 sides which were gifted by King Vasabha. It houses some metallic statues which were gifted by King Voharika Tissa. King Mahanaga constructed a water canal to water the tree. Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi has an image house where you can find 2 statues of Buddha along with a rare cobra stone.

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  • Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi Address: Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka
  • Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi Contact Number: +94-252222367
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  • 38.6% of people who visit Anuradhapura include Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi in their plan

  • 48.78% of people start their Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi visit around 2 PM - 3 PM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi

Tuesday, Friday and Saturday

85.37% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi

People normally club together Ruwanwelisaya and Anuradhapura Ruwanweliseya while planning their visit to Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi.

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