Sunday, August 18, 2019

Japanese Peace Pagoda, Ampara

Ampara Peace Pagoda
The Peace Pagoda (also known as Japan Sama Cetiya) is a Japanese Stupa situated in Ampara District, Sri Lanka. The site can be reached by traveling along the Inginiyagala - Ampara road, about 3.5 km distance from Ampara town.

History
The Stupa with a retinue of 99 small pagodas was constructed with the objective of commemorating the 99th birthday of  Ven. Nichidatsu Fugii Maha Thera of Nipponzan-Myōhōji of Japan. The completed Stupa was declared open on 28 February 1988, by the then Sri Lankan President J. R. Jayawardene.

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This page was last updated on 15 September 2019

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