Points of Interest - Tissamaharama

Dagoba

The view of a Dagoba at a distant
Tissamaharama Dagoba at a distant

According to the History Chronicles, around 12,000 Arahats have lived in the Tissamaharama area during the times of King Kavantissa. The Maha Dagoba, Sandagiri, Yatala Dagoba and further down about half a kilometre is the Menik Dagoba, all believed to have built by the King Mahanaga in the 3rd century BC to provide housing for the monks in Tissamaharama.

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