We visited our Sinhala friend whom we met during our Peace Corps service. She showed us around Anuradhapura’s archeological sites and then we enjoyed a delicious supper with her nice family!
This stupa may have lost its top during the 29-year civil war with the Tamil Tigers. There is usually a crest gem at the very top; I’m guessing that whoever shot off the spire did so to get the crest gem.
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