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Royal Baths

These are quite spectacular baths and have survived exceptionally well. Various carvings to explore... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2018
PASP123
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Hexham, United Kingdom
Elegant Ruin

These were once the royal baths back in the day and they are well enough preserved to see how grand... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2018
Bozeman-Dublin
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Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 24 August 2018

These are quite spectacular baths and have survived exceptionally well. Various carvings to explore and again marvel at the skill of the ancients, who created this grand pleasure centre.

Thank PASP123
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

These were once the royal baths back in the day and they are well enough preserved to see how grand they must have been in tbeir heyday They are beautifully ornate and though from the outside the complex is a high rectangle, the waters inside...More

Thank Bozeman-Dublin
Reviewed 28 June 2018

We visited this site in June as part of a group tour through Trip A Deal. Our guide, Lakmal, lead us through the site explaining all the history and the site and the importance of it today. Like many other sites in Sri lanka, this...More

Thank Russell F
Reviewed 14 May 2018

This has to be one of the best parts of this vast site and it is worth time walking to it and around it.

Thank Kirkcaldylad
Reviewed 26 March 2018

These are the Royal Baths that date back to the 11/12th century and have an unusual design - in that the outside is a square and the inside is a cross!In the centre of the bath is a carved stone lotus flower. there are carved...More

Thank Honisoiquimalypense
Reviewed 26 January 2018

Ignore the green water, you can see from the design and decoration that it would have been a beautiful pool in its time. Be careful where you point your camera or the snake charmer will shout at you to give him money.

Thank mrdom
Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

Lies inside in the inner city ancient ruins city Polonnaruwa the Kumara Pokuna is a royal bathing pool built entirely of smooth stone. Amazing it is so well kept after so long, the intricate work and design is beautiful.

Thank Destination_wherever
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

This is a bath area used by the ancient kings of Sri lanka .This is a still in very good condition. A good place to see.

Thank 3SEse7
Reviewed 11 November 2017

Kumara Pokuna is a well preserved royal bath near the Royal site #32 at Ancient City of Polonnaruwa, and is located down a couple set of stairs (paved steps & hand rail) near #34 King's Council Chamber. This seemed to be the only pond in...More

Thank Titus D
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Kumara Pokuna is site #32 at Ancient City of Polonnaruwa, and is located down a couple set of stairs (paved steps & hand rail) near #34 King's Council Chamber. This seemed to be the only pond in the vicinity (and the only one we saw...More

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