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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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  • Those who are interested in the old history of this country, not coming around here on a visit. Not only the ancient ruins fascinated by, but also like this after we maintained against holy places, and used.
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  • Superb ruins in a beautiful park. Very interesting! A beautiful day to bike that can close with a stroll by the Lake.
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  • One of the ancient capitals of Sri Lanka. King Parakramabhahu's castle with so many interconnected other facilities including the 'Raja Sabha Mandapaya' ( parliament ) , Gal Viharaya, wata da geya, Ki...  more »