Polonnaruwa

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The vast and ancient city of Polonnaruwa, the capital of the Singhalese kingdom after the fall of Anuradhapura, is best to explore by bike. In the 12C Parakrama the Great harnessed water from the river and every last drop of rain to create a magnificent garden. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Polonnaruwa Citadel
Polonnaruwa Citadel
The Citadel - itself enclosed inside the
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Polonnaruwa: Rock Temple (Gal Vihara)
Polonnaruwa: Rock Temple (Gal Vihara)
Gal Vihara, a temple outside the walls
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Polonnaruwa: Crematory Monastery
Polonnaruwa: Crematory Monastery
The remains of the Alahena Pirivena, a
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Polonnaruwa: Terrace of the Tooth Relic
Polonnaruwa: Terrace of the Tooth Relic
The ancient Singhalese kings housed and
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Polonnaruwa Archaeological Museum
Polonnaruwa Archaeological Museum
Although there's nothing like on site
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Polonnaruwa Citadel
Polonnaruwa Citadel
The Citadel - itself enclosed inside the
1:30
Polonnaruwa: Rock Temple (Gal Vihara)
Polonnaruwa: Rock Temple (Gal Vihara)
Gal Vihara, a temple outside the walls
1:00
Polonnaruwa: Crematory Monastery
Polonnaruwa: Crematory Monastery
The remains of the Alahena Pirivena, a
0:30
See all