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Medirigiriya Vatadage, Polonnaruwa

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  • Medirigiriya is located little out of the way from Polonnaruwa but close by. However, the stupa at Medirigiriya is very unique (better and a bigger than the Vatadage in Polonnaruwa) and one of the bes...  more »
  • I have visited Polonnaruwa, Somawathiya many times in my life. This is the first time I happen to visit this ancient rock temple. It is not clear which king built this, but was recorded as many kings ...  more »
  • This monastery has a history since 3rd century BC.... it's said that more than one king has contributed to this amazing place namely King Kanitta Thissa, King Agbo ii and king Sena ii from Anuradhapur...  more »
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  • These ruins tell a story of a bygone era. So much of history . The craftsmanship is stunning.
  • Beautifully architected indoor image house with a stupa (pagoda) in the middle, surrounded by 4 buddhas in each entry point. A must visit in polonnaruwa.
  • Very beautiful and historical place
  • Nice ancient ruin with minimally damaged moon stone.
  • Very very beautiful place in POLONNARUWA