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Thuparama is the first stupa to be built in the country after the introduction of Buddhism to Sri Lanka.

Built in the time of king Devamnampiyatissa (250BC – 210BC).

The stupa was built on the instructions of Mahinda Thero who brought Buddhism to the island to enshrine the right collar-bone of Lord Buddha.



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Thuparamaya stupa in ancient city of Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka. Thuparamaya is the first Buddhist temple in Sri Lanka dating back to the (247-207 BC).

Panoramic view of restored Thuparamaya Dagoba with white bell shaped Stupa, altars, tilted vatadage pillars and Buddhist flags, Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka. Beautiful cloudy sky landscape.

Thuparamaya is a dagoba in Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka. It is a Buddhist sacred place of veneration.