The Best Places to Visit in Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka Story

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The Best Places to Visit in Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka Story

If you have a knack for exploring ancient sites, then this list of the best...

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Place to visit 1

The Royal Palace

When you enter the premises of the Royal Palace group, you will see the ruins...

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Place to visit 2

The Audience Hall at the King's Council Chamber

Also known as the King's Council Chamber, or 'Raja Sabwa' in Sinhala, is another intriguing...

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Place to visit 3

Nissanka Latha Mandapaya

The Nissanka Latha Mandapaya is one of the interesting historical places in Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka...

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Place to visit 4

The Stupa House - The Vatadage

Known as the Stupa House, the Polonnaruwa Vatadage is another major architectural site to visit...

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Place to visit 5

Shiva Devala No 2

Sri Lanka was subject to Chola invasions in the latter part of the 9th century...

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Place to visit 6

Rankoth Vehera

As the largest stupa in Polonnaruwa, Rankoth Vehera gets a fair share of visitors every...

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Place to visit 7

Lankathilaka Image House

If you head towards the south of Kiri Vehara, you will come across Lankathilaka, an...

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Place to visit 8

Thivanka Image House

The Thivanka Image House is yet another piece of architecture that King Parakramabahu built. It...

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Place to visit 9

Kiri Vehara

Even though what you see today is the bare brick surface of the stupa, Kiri...

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Place to visit 10

Gal Vihara

Gal Vihara is famous for its significant Buddha statues carved out of granite rocks by...

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Place to visit 11

Parakrama Samudra

Visiting this reservoir is one of the popular things to do in Polonnaruwa. Parakrama Samudra...

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Place to visit 12

Wasgamuwa National Park

If you are wondering about what to do in Polonnaruwa, in addition to visiting temples...

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In addition to the above suggestions, Pabalu Vehera and Potgul Vihara are some other important...

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