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Polonnaruwa, Polonnaruwa
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Uncover the remnants of an ancient kingdom at Polonnaruwa, a World Heritage Site dating back to the 8th century. Once the royal city of the Kingdom of Polonnaruwa, the second oldest of Sri Lanka's ancient kingdoms, the city was first declared capital in 1070 by King Vijayabahu. Wind your way around the temple ruins, tombs, and statues stretching over 4 km (2.5 mi) and surrounded by light woodland and echoes of ancient gardens. Bring water and wear footwear suited to uneven terrain. Using our online itinerary creator, Polonnaruwa attractions like Polonnaruwa can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Need bicycle ot tuk-tuk to explore the ancient city. We took a tuk-tuk and the driver half day moved us around and brought us to most significant places to see. 
  • Scattered small ruins has a wide range. State of preservation good remains the most inside, can (barefoot!  Pretty hot) is useful because there are many shops that rent a bike around. The hydration and a sunscreen
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  • Too bad, there is not much, just the ruins of the Royal Palace, the bath of the Lotus but with good explanation we can imagine...
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