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Sela Cetiya

  Province North Central
  District Anuradhapura
  Nearest Town Anuradhapura
  Period 119-109 BC
  Ruler King Lanjatissa

Introduction

Sila Cetiya is situated to the west of Jetavanaramaya in the ancient sacred city of Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka. This was constructed by King Lanjatissa who ruled in the 1st century BC. The diameter of the base of the stupa is 11.43m. This stupa has been given this name as the platform and stupa has been constructed in stone. A moonstone and guard stones can be seen here.