Sandakada Pahana, Polonnaruwa

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Sandakada Pahana is located in Polonnaruwa. To visit Sandakada Pahana and other attractions in Polonnaruwa, use our Polonnaruwa trip itinerary planning app .
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  • These hand carved, Moonstones feature at the base of steps on many of the ruins at Polonnaruwa Ancient City. Each differ from other ruin sites and make for great photographs. We saw these ornately car...  more »
  • The moonstone o Polonnaruwa differs from that of the Anuradhapura temples. This is the stone structure seen at the base of the steps of the temples. In this moonstone each circle has one animal depict...  more »
  • This half moon stone is a beautiful example of the development of culture on this island. Beautiful.
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Where to stay in Polonnaruwa

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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