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Great place to visit. Lots of ruins and information. You really need some sort of transport to get around, tuk-tuk is fine. Also preferably wear socks as you will need to take off your shoes to enter some areas and the ground can be very...More
It's one of the most beautiful archeological sites I've seen around the world. So big that you can't do it by foot, bycycles recommended :) (I'd say 10 times bigger than Pompéï in Italy).
Really great place.
Please visit the museum to understand the real time structure of this.
Most of the wooden part of the structure have been destroyed what is remaining here is mostly stone made
There are four Samadhi Buddha statues that displays the Sri Lankan craftmanship
This ancient ruin is the highlight of this sacred site. Of course, the higher floors and roof are long gone, but it is still possible to imagine what a magnificent building this had once been. The circular style and four compass-point entrances are a very...More
Walking around the ruins here is an amazing experience. We were lucky enough to visit late afternoon making photography opportunities richer die to the light. Loved the history. Loved the architecture. Go.
The entire sacred site of Polonnaruwa is absolutely awe inspiring but the Vatadage is probably is crowning glory in my opinion.
It's a stunning place built originally to house the Buddha Tooth Relic that now rests in Kandy.
It has a main entrance with an...More
I visited the sacred city in April with a Dutch group and was impressed by the size of the complex, which consists of three parts: Dalada Maluwa, Dalada Malawu and the royal citadel and castle - all very impressive.