Distance from Anuradhapura – 4.3 km (7 minutes)
Sandahiru Seya is a new stupa which is situated along Dakunu Dagoba Road in Anuradhapura. The stupa was commissioned by the then President Mahinda Rajapakse in 2010. It is designed to reach 85 m height, surpassing the current heights of Jetavanaramaya and Abhayagiriya, but not their original heights back in the day. Sandahiru Seya is dedicated for all of the armed forces who sacrificed their lives to the civil war which continued for almost three decades.
Getting to Sandahiru Seya
From Anuradhapura travel along D.S. Senanayake Mawatha and the Puttalam – Anuradhapura – Trincomalee Highway to reach the Sandahiru Seya which is situated along Dakunu Dagoba Road in Anuradhapura.