Polonnaruwa: Crematory Monastery

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The remains of the Alahena Pirivena, a huge monastic complex, were uncovered thanks to funding from UNESCO. And this is just one of the complexes in the city of monasteries built by Parakrama Bahu outside the walled city of Polonnaruwa.

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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
1:00
Polonnaruwa
Polonnaruwa
The vast and ancient city of Polonnaruwa
1:00
Polonnaruwa: Terrace of the Tooth Relic
Polonnaruwa: Terrace of the Tooth Relic
The ancient Singhalese kings housed and
1:00
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
Polonnaruwa
The vast and ancient city of Polonnaruwa
1:00
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Polonnaruwa: Rock Temple (Gal Vihara)
Polonnaruwa: Rock Temple (Gal Vihara)
Gal Vihara, a temple outside the walls
1:00
Polonnaruwa: Terrace of the Tooth Relic
Polonnaruwa: Terrace of the Tooth Relic
The ancient Singhalese kings housed and
1:00
Polonnaruwa Archaeological Museum
Polonnaruwa Archaeological Museum
Although there's nothing like on site
2:00
See all