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Thivanka Image House, Polonnaruwa
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  • This attraction is highly recommended in spite of being quite remote from the most visited area of Polonnaruwa. Here we saw a rare Buddha image, since it is curved. The exterior of the building is very special because it is completely carved with large number of curious carvings, and the interior is notable for the frescoes preserved quite well. If there are forces is highly recommended your visit because it is something different from the rest of the ruins of Polonnaruwa. Greetings to all travelers.
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  • Lankatilâka Temple, the tallest structure of Polonnaruwa with enormous 13-meter statue of Buddha (without head). 5-storey building with an unusually varied brickwork decorated with ornaments and figurines of gods. Building length 52 m, width 18 m and a height of 17.5 m.
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  • This Image house is about the furthest of historical sites within the Polonnaruwa ruined city. It is unique because, the image in the shrine is of a different posture altogether in comparison to all s...  more »
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  • Only place in Polonnaruwa to see ancient frescoses stll remaining after nearly 800years.The statue has three bending hence the name implise as Thri Wanka Pilima ge
  • Not been preserved well at early stage of discovery. Could be another Sigiriya.
  • This image house was built by king Parakramabahu.
  • It's a pity that it is forbidden to take photos inside.
  • Grate creation!