Distance from Polonnaruwa – 2.5 km (4 minutes)
Vejayanta Pasada is a magnificent seven-storey structure which is the royal palace of King Parakramabahu the Great. It is situated on the Maradankadawala-Habarana-Thirukkondaiadimadu Highway. Although it is now mostly destroyed with only ruins, at one point it used to be a massive structure with much grandeur. The palace has one main wall which is surrounded by 40 interconnecting rooms. The palace and its courtyard are all protected by walls. The Council Chamber of King Parakramabahu the Great lies within walking distance of the Vejayanta Pasada.
Getting to Vejayanta Pasada
From Polonnaruwa travel approximately 2.5 km along the Maradankadawala-Habarana-Thirukkondaiadimadu Highway to reach the Vejayanta Pasada.