Nishshanka Latha Mandapaya, Polonnaruwa

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  • This Lotus shaped pld pillars are worth seeing.The pillars only remaining rest is damaged.You need about ten minutes here.  more »
  • Nissanka Latha Mandapaya is located in an area that contains the oldest and most sacred monuments in the ancient city of Polonnaruwa. Nissanka Latha Mandapaya is the ruins of an elevated, stone buildi...  more »
  • This is part of the sacred quadrangle area and very distinct in the style o the pillars. The pillars may have held up the roof of the building. The pillars are lotus shaped and form a beautiful view a...  more »
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  • Great & Unique Ancient Structure in Polonnaruwa City.
  • Build by king Nissankamalla. Nice carvings on the stone
  • A long lasting evidence of the craftsmanship of ancient Srilankans
  • This is one of the greatest creation done by king Nishdhankamalla
  • 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

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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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