Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi, Anuradhapura

Probably of the world's oldest fig trees, Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi was allegedly planted in 249 BCE. Revered by Buddhist pilgrims from around the globe, the tree remains one of the most sacred relics in Sri Lanka--worshipers believe Buddha sat under this very fig when he attained Enlightenment. To visit Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi and other attractions in Anuradhapura, use our Anuradhapura road trip tool .
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  • This site has the largest and oldest of th emany bo trees. It is said that a cutting was brought from India by a princess in the 3rd century BC.  more »
  • One of the most sacred sites of Buddhists. The Bodi tree was planted in 288 BC and is the oldest living human-planted tree in the world with a known planting date.  more »
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  • This is most probably one if the most sacred places of worship to those who follow the Buddhist philosophy, other being the Sacred Tooth Relic in Kandy. The many times I have been here have been quite busy so I couldn't get the chance to properly appreciate in peace. As one of the oldest trees in documented history, there are many tourists and overseas visitors who come to see this location.
  • Important place to buddhist. Very Relaxing Here. Cannot Fly Drones over this place. And i think you need to wear appropriate clothes to enter this place.
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