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Nishshanka Latha Mandapaya, Polonnaruwa

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  • The ruins belong to the famous quadrilateral. In front of every ruin explanations are very useful. For the Nissanka Latha Mandapaya, the other ruins are better kept (Vetadage, Hetadage...) and more interesting. We barely slow down in front of
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  • Nissanka Latha Mandapaya is a square buiding with fine rock cut railing g going all around lying the Dalada Maluwa area of the ancient kingdom of Polonnaruwa. This building has been built by king Niss...  more »
  • According to legend, the King listened to here reading religious texts. Hence the name reading room Nissankamally. In the center of the Hall, a small stupa surrounded by believers with a picture of unusual columns in the form of Lotus stems in the Rococo style.
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  • This is the place where King Nishshanka malla used to listen pirith while sacred tooth relic was placed in the middle.The stone pillars resembles a Nelum danda
  • Ancient and historical