The Lakeside Hotel At Nuwarawewa

Address: New Town , Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka | 1 star hotel
 
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Location

This 1 star hotel, located on New Town , 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

    ... the Abayagiriya stupa, my feet had decided they'd prefer to keep their Havaianas (thongs/ flip flops) on, thus staying outside of the temple/ stupa area. It was here I saw a non profit cockfight.... Organised by the participants of the fight... The roosters. 10. The final stop, Mihintale. Mihintale is a mountain peak near Anuradhapurna that is said to be the birthplace of Sri Lankan Buddhism... but you have to work for it (1840 stairs worth of work to be exact). The journey of ...

    The Sacred City

    A travel blog entry by bumihills on Dec 01, 2014

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    ... 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:
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    Fighting monkeys, full moon and flip flop mishaps

    A travel blog entry by laurastoker on Oct 08, 2014

    2 comments, 8 photos

    ... just in time to see a Hindu precession that only happens once a year (I was later told it's called Dheru, though Google search disagrees). Carnival style trucks were towed down the road by children adorned with bright coloured silks, with one particularly strange site... There were two boys, maybe teenagers, hung up from five large meat hooks that went right through their skin, one in each limb and one by each boy's spine. I'm told it's an offering to the gods ...

    Hoppers

    A travel blog entry by deetour on May 22, 2014

    1 comment, 10 photos

    ... and eating farmers crops, but they have learnt to rip down trees and drop them on the fences so they earth! The highways up there are great because they are only 2 years old post war & they are now trying to advance the area as they have been in a 30 year time warp.

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    Timeless as a kiss

    A travel blog entry by ecour0404 on Mar 28, 2014

    1 comment, 13 photos

    ... I saw old ruined monk caves that had tenants 30 years ago, ruins let alone by people so that nature was claiming it back, I went to the oldest monastery where we mediated on a rock overlooking a pond under the guidance of a true minimalist monk living in the caves. I was able to see how they lived and got an introduction to walking meditation which I found much easier than the sitting kind. We saw turtles, snakes, eagles, kingfishers, horn bills, ...