Sri Lanka

Mihintale

Things to do in Mihintale

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Visit spiritual Mihintale
Mihintale

Visit spiritual Mihintale

This hilltop temple was the place Buddhism was introduced to Sri Lanka. Climb the 1,840 stairs to acclaim the giant Buddha at the top.

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