Aukana

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Introduction

Aukana is the site of an impressive 43-ft/13-m statue of Buddha, which dates from the fifth century AD. Aukana is generally seen in conjunction with Anuradhapura. About 7 mi/11 km west of the city is a slightly smaller statue of Buddha, chiseled at the same time as the Buddha at Aukana, but it is not as delicately crafted. 80 mi/130 km northeast of Colombo.

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