Lotus Pond, Polonnaruwa

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#10 of 18 in Historic Sites in Polonnaruwa
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  • August 18, 2017
    Eight petals in five heights which, despite its size, is all sensitivity and harmony, characteristic of the flower that represents.
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  • August 1, 2017
    Was. Saw. Nothing much. There are a number of buildings is much more extensive and impressive. If there will be, for the sake of appearance, you can take a peek. To allocate for this purpose a separate time would not.
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  • July 27, 2017
    There are apparently several of these but this one has been nicely restored. Must have taken huge effort to carve out the large stone blocks. It's a quick stop on your tour around the ruins here but w...  more »
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  • January 15, 2017
    Beautifully constructed. Well preserved. Worth a quick stop.
  • January 19, 2017
    It is what it is, don't expect much more. Impressive non the less!
  • May 23, 2017
    One of most historical place in Polonnaruwa
  • June 18, 2016
    So beautiful, keep a note to visit this place if you are passing this area.
  • June 25, 2016
    Ok

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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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