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Ruins

Relic House

  Province North Central
  District Anuradhapura
  Nearest Town Anuradhapura
  Period 1 centuries B.C. - 11 centuries A.D.
  Ruler Unknown

Introduction

This was a special Shrine in the uttara mula of the Abhayagiriya monastery utilized for the ritual purposes associated with the relics of the Buddha paying homage to the relics at the Buddha was a popular ritual in the Abhayagiriya monastery this has been recognized as a relic Shrine from its architectural features.