Sunday, November 17, 2013

Artifacts and monkeys at Isurumuniya, Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka.

A drainage channel of stone.

A wall with neatly fittes stone blocks and a stone stairway.

Monkey on a tree in the premises.

A monkey next to a decorative water pot made of stone.
Built by King Davanampiya Tissa (250-210 BC) this rock temple donated to the Buddhist monks, has an aura of serenity. It has a collection of workings in stone which surpasses any similar ones in the world by their beauty and simplicity of style.