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Sri Lanka - On the trail of the ancient Buddhist Shrines (World Heritage Sites)

Sri Lanka's history dates back well before 5th century BC. It was known for trade during the Roman-Hellenistic period. Buddhism was introduced in Sri Lanka in 247 BC. Ancient cities like Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa have historical importance.

 
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Isurumuni sculpture, Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka

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