Polonnaruwa

Culture & History

Polonnaruwa Sandakada Pahana

Polonnaruwa Sandakada Pahana or Polonnaruwa moonstone is a unique feature of the Sinhala architecture in ancient Sri Lanka which is usually found at the bottom…

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Polonnaruwa Sandakada Pahana

Palace of King Nissanka Malla

The Palace of King Nissanka Malla is situated in the Royal Palace Pathway in the ancient city of Polonnaruwa.

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Palace of King Nissanka Malla

Sath Mahal Prasada

Sath Mahal Prasada is a seven storied stepped pyramid situated on the Maradankadawala-Habarana-Thirukkondaiadimadu Highway in Polonnaruwa.

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Sath Mahal Prasada

Thivanka Pilimage

Thivanka Pilimage, also known as Thivanka Image House, is a historical attractions situated on Thivanka Pilimage Road in Nissankamallapura, Polonnaruwa.

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Thivanka Pilimage

Vejayanta Pasada

Vejayanta Pasada is a magnificent seven-storey structure which is the royal palace of King Parakramabahu the Great.

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Vejayanta Pasada

Nissanka Latha Mandapaya

Nissanka Latha Mandapaya is a unique and ancient structure situated in Polonnaruwa.

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Nissanka Latha Mandapaya

Nelum Pokuna

Nelum Pokuna (Lotus Pond) is an ancient pond which is situated on Thivanka Pilimage Road in Polonnaruwa.

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Nelum Pokuna

Deepa Uyana

Deepa Uyana is a park situated outside and to the west side of the Palace of King Parakramabahu the Great, extending to the shores of…

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Deepa Uyana

Dalada Maluva

Dalada Maluva is an elevated area in the sacred city of Polonnaruwa in which many Buddhist buildings are situated.

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Dalada Maluva

Gal Potha (Stone Book)

Gal Potha (Stone Book) is a large stone inscription found next to the Sath Mahal Prasada of Polonnaruwa.

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Gal Potha (Stone Book)

Kumara Pokuna

Kumara Pokuna (Prince Pond) is a pond situated close to the royal palace complex in Polonnaruwa.

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Kumara Pokuna

Manampitiya Bridge

The Manampitiya Bridge is a cantilever bridge situated on the Maradankadawala-Habarana-Thirukkondaiadimadu Highway crossing the Mahaweli River.

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Manampitiya Bridge