Distance from Polonnaruwa – 3.3 km (6 minutes)
The Council Chamber of King Parakramabahu the Great is an ancient ruin situated in the sacred city of Polonnaruwa. It is believed to be the council chamber of King Parakramabahu the Great. The Council Chamber stands in front of the Royal Palace of the king. The staircase to the chamber consists of two finely carved moonstones, one at the beginning of the staircase and the other in the middle. Either side of the staircase are also decorated with stone carving as well as there are many elegantly carved stone pillars to be seen at the upper level of the building.
Getting to the Council Chamber of King Parakramabahu
From Polonnaruwa travel along the Maradankadawala-Habarana-Thirukkondaiadimadu Highway and then turn to Galvihare Road to reach the Council Chamber of King Parakramabahu.