Anuradhapura 

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This Dagode looks impressive with a height of 70m. Original built with a height of 100m it was the 3rd tallest building in the world during its erection. Number 1 and 2 were hold by 2 Egyptian pyramids. The red brig building was built in the 3rd century. Attached was a monastery for 3000 monks but today there are only the ruins left, spreading wide over the area.

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Alex

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