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Rankoth Vehera, Polonnaruwa
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  • After walking around the ruins around, we finally came to this place. An interesting structure to see. Part of the whole history in this place. I think this is where I took a small break to rest and j...  more »
  • Was expecting little more...shoes off to walk round and ground not best and partner complained it hurt his feet...the little shrine rooms around were mostly empty or had few little buddas in or ones w...  more »
  • It is a lovely Dagoba situated between the ruins of "North group" more than one kilometre from the Quad. Therefore, the best way to reach it is by bike or by car if you go to the place with a driver. It structure stands out by its size, more than 50 meters of height, and by the appearance of its dome, by its color dark since is stuffed of land and cover of brick. The set is gorgeous and is one of the essential sights in the visit to the ruins of Polonnaruwa (keep in mind that it is difficult to see all the ruins and it is suitable to make a selection). It is worth approaching. A greeting
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  • Rankoth Vehera is a stupa located in the ancient city of Polonnaruwa in Sri Lanka. The stupa was built by Nissanka Malla of Polonnaruwa, who ruled the country from 1187 to 1196. The Rankoth Vehera has been built according to the tradition of the stupas of the Anuradhapura Maha Viharaya and bears a close resemblance to Ruwanwelisaya. In fact, a stone inscription situated close to the stupa even identifies it by the name "Ruwanweli". However, it has later come to be known by the currently used name, Rankoth Vehera. In Sinhalese, ran means gold, kotha is the name given to the pinnacle of a stupa, and vehera means stupa or temple. Thus, the name Rankoth Vehera can be roughly translated to English as "Gold Pinnacled Stupa". Along with the Kiri Vehera, it is one of the most revered stupas in Polonnaruwa
  • Excellent place ...
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  • An ancient stupa built by king Nishshanka malla
  • Historic stupa which belongs to Polonnaruwa era.