Polonnaruwa Archaeological Ruins, Polonnaruwa

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  • October 3, 2017
    Huge archaeological site scattered in the city. I personally not quite shown and put in value. Entry $ 25. Rental bike to advise because distances between some sites. Avoid Sunday, day of visit of the Lankans students who invade the place. A must see.
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  • September 30, 2017
    There is a lot to see there and some excellent ruins, some of which have been restored. Certainly worth taking a guided tour at this site.  more »
  • September 30, 2017
    Explore the terrain by bicycle. Slippers, you can easily turn off where that due respect must. Evt socks, because sand can be very hot.
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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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