Polonnaruwa Citadel

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The Citadel - itself enclosed inside the walled city of Polonnaruwa - had double walls to protect the "thousand rooms" of Parakrama Baku's palace, the centre of power. The marvellous bas-reliefs with elephants in the Council Room have withstood the test of time.

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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
Polonnaruwa
The vast and ancient city of Polonnaruwa
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Polonnaruwa: Terrace of the Tooth Relic
Polonnaruwa: Terrace of the Tooth Relic
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Polonnaruwa Archaeological Museum
Polonnaruwa Archaeological Museum
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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
Polonnaruwa
Polonnaruwa
The vast and ancient city of Polonnaruwa
1:00
See all