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Abhayagiri Hill
Abhayagiri Hill - Abhayagiri Vihara was a major monastery site of Mahayana, Theravada and Vajrayana Buddhism that was situated in Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka. It is one of the most extensive ruins in the world and one of the most sacred Buddhist pilgrimage cities in the nation. Historically it was a great monastic centre as well as a royal capital, with magnificent monasteries rising to many stories, roofed with gilt bronze or tiles of burnt clay glazed in brilliant colors. 
Issued Country Sri Lanka
Issued Year 1980
Category Buddhist Architect World Heritage Buddhist Symbol
Type Postage Stamps
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