Galway Miridiya Lodge

Address: Wasaladantha Mawatha , Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka | Hotel
 
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Location

This hotel, located on Wasaladantha Mawatha , Anuradhapura, is near Isurumuniya Rock Temple, Twin Baths (Kuttam Pokuna), and Coral Sanctuary.
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Travel Blogs from Anuradhapura

Sri Lanka tour - Day 1 - Stupa Stalking 101

A travel blog entry by ckingnfinding on Mar 16, 2015

45 photos

... a pair of shorts and a Pepsi Max, STAT! The group was well and truly... stupafied.. So from a distance, in the air conditioned comfort of the bus we viewed: 4. Thumparmaya Stupa; 5. Jetavanaramaya Stupa (biggest stupa in Sri Lanka); and 6. Lankaramaya Stupa. A short drive away... 7. Samadhi Buddha Statue - Sitting stone Buddha. 8. Kuttam Pokuna (Twin Ponds) - originally built for Buddhist monks to take their daily baths in... The water quality might not be suitable for bathing today.. ...

The Sacred City

A travel blog entry by bumihills on Dec 01, 2014

41 photos

... Bodhi tree in Bodh Gaya in India under which the Buddha attained enlightenment was brought to Sri Lanka in the 3rd century BC by princess Sanghamitta, the daughter of Emperor Asoka. It was planted in Anuradhapura and is venerated to this day by the Buddhists from many countries of the world. This is the oldest recorded tree in the world whose exact age is known.

Thuparma Dagoba:
Thuparama is the first dagoba to be built in Anuradhapura during ...

The cultural heart of Sri Lanka

A travel blog entry by brodieandalana on Nov 02, 2014

1 comment, 36 photos

... some accommodations offer 'driver accommodation' for 'free'. But, it's not free, its 1,000r ($10) extra they add onto the nightly rate. The driver will always offer accommodation that gets him free accommodation (with the tourist paying), as well as certain lunch spots (which aren't cheap) so the driver gets a free meal.

For the second night, at Luxman's, I did a test. I called ahead and asked how much for a room and Luxman quoted ...

Day Twenty-Two – A day of Bus and Tuk-Tuk ri

A travel blog entry by meckley on Jul 16, 2014

32 photos

... so I could take a picture. There were six touts converging on Kim. She successfully evaded all of them but one! He followed us until we made it to the bottom of the stairs. Kim finally told him to get lost.

Just as we got rid of the last tout, the tuk-tuk driver from our arrival appeared. He waited for us to finish!!! What persistence!! We asked about a place for lunch. He said he knew the best place to eat. I bet. I’m sure he gets some kind of cut! It ...

Hoppers

A travel blog entry by deetour on May 22, 2014

1 comment, 10 photos

... charger was so hot I couldn't touch it so I have decided not to become the first blog martyr , ending in a fiery room and will blog when I can.

After taking our air con maxi bus from Negombo, we drove to Anuradhapura, the Buddhist Vatican of Sri Lanka, I guess is the best way to describe it. It was the capital of Sri Lanka from 380BC and was the birthplace of established Buddhism from about 200BC. The place is an archaeologists dream ...