Lotus Pond, Polonnaruwa

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#11 of 18 in Historic Sites in Polonnaruwa
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  • This is the remains of the lotus pond here.The lotus pond ruins is in a better shape.You need about half hour here.  more »
  • The Lotus pond is a beautiful remnant of what once was used as a bath. Of these there were several in Polonnaruwa. It's not very special but if you're in the area well worth a stop.
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  • I have visited many ruins around south east Asia that have similar architecture and stone structures. Cisterns, ponds and tanks are mostly circular, rectangular or terraced. This pond is actually shap...  more »
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  • Beautifully constructed. Well preserved. Worth a quick stop.
  • It is what it is, don't expect much more. Impressive non the less!
  • One of most historical place in Polonnaruwa
  • So beautiful, keep a note to visit this place if you are passing this area.
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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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