Maligawila Buddha Statue


Maligawila Buddha Statue


Description

Maligawila is a village in Sri Lanka, 15 km south of Moneragala and 9 km from Okkampitiya in the Moneragala District. It is home to several important archaeological sites, including a free-standing 11 m (36 ft 1.1 in) or 12 m (39 ft 4.4 in) limestone statue, although the Aukana Buddha statue is said to be the tallest Buddha statue in the world. This Lord Buddha attracts many tourists to the region. There is also a 10 meter (32 ft 9.7 in) limestone portrait of Avalokiteshvara.

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