Lankathilaka Image House, Polonnaruwa

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Lankathilaka Image House is located in Polonnaruwa. To visit Lankathilaka Image House and other attractions in Polonnaruwa, use our Polonnaruwa road trip planning website .
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  • Lankathileke Image House is a must see master piece protected even by UNESCO. It is a mesmerizing piece of art, rock and brick architecture.This former library is now is an extensive set of ruins but ...  more »
  • Take your time to read the signs in the area. You can learn a lot and the local guides will give you the same information. There are a lot of things to see but luckily they are not spaced too far apar...  more »
  • It must have been an imposing Temple, are slowly restoring it, reaches to perceive a huge Bhuda between two huge columns, visit the local public and reveres, probably in years will be ready, also is not to be missed.
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Where to stay in Polonnaruwa

Famous for its UNESCO-protected and often-visited complex of ruins, Polonnaruwa caters to its visitors with dozens of guesthouses, the majority situated along Batticaloa Road. A number of mid-range and four-star hotels sit on Parakrama Samundra and the shores of Bendiwewa reservoir. Nearby Giritale village, some 7 km (4.3 mi) away, also offers nice alternatives as a rural base. A number of budget-friendly bed & breakfasts can be found near the lake.
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