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Polonnaruwa Vatadage, Polonnaruwa

Categories: Ruins, Monuments, Tourist Spots
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4.7/5 based on 140+ reviews on the web
See the ancient structure of Polonnaruwa Vatadage, built to hold a relic of the Buddha's tooth and the alms bowl he used. At the center of the circular building with concentric terraces, you can see a seated Buddha. Belonging to Polonnaruwa period, the most striking stone work in the monument comes from guard stone and moonstone. Historians believe ornamental elements at the monument's entrance represent the cycle of Samsara in Buddhism. Spare a though for the many local people who have managed to preserve the site in near-perfect condition. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Polonnaruwa Vatadage by using our Polonnaruwa tour planner.
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  • A place where you could witness one of the best stone sculptures.It would be ideal to get help of a local guide ( Residing at the place) to know in an out of the place and the Story behind each sculpt...  read more »
  • This site is part of Quadrangle, the important group of archeological ruins of Polonnaruwa. It's a circular relic house with outer and second level terrace.With four entrances flanked by beautifully s...  read more »
  • Thuparama in Center Hall 4 Buddha statues turned their backs to the sacred hill of brick and look to the North, East, South and West. One of the best-preserved buildings of this 12th century Polonnaruwa Thuparama, Chapel, where rituals offerings to Buddha.
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  • Breathtaking. What an amazing place.
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