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
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