isurumuniya_buddhaIsurumuniya is situated near Tisawewa and was built by King Devanampiyatissa to house 500 newly-ordained children of high caste. There is a viharaya in Isurumuniya connected to a cave and above is a cliff with a small stupa is built on it. Lower down on both sides of a cleft, in a rock that appears to rise out of a pool, have been carved the figures of elephants. This Anuradhapura tourist attraction also has a rock with a carved out figure of a horse.

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