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Nalanda Gedige is an ancient, edifice which has situated in Matale, the Central Province of #SriLanka. This is a strange palace with a mixture of classical Hindu temples and Tantric Buddhist architecture. This structure undergoes a history about thousands of years since the evidence suggest that, this has created between the 8th and 10th century AD. Nalanda Gedige has a standard framework of a Hindu temple, including mandaps (Halls use for special occasions), a
main central shrine, and an ambulatory around this.

Some historians believe that Nalanda Gedige is a combination of both Sinhala and Tamil Cultures. While some of them state that this structure has started as a Hindu Temple and later it used by Buddhists. The initial structure of this relates to the South Indian Hindu Temple architecture. You can experience the uniqueness and the mystery of this ancient place.


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