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Weijantha Prasada, Polonnaruwa

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  • Begin your visit by the ancient palace of Polonnaruwa, the Citadel. Then, go ahead to the last ruin on the top (2km up the hill, Thivanka Image house) and come back down slowly... by bike!!  more »
  • This World Heritage site is well worth a visit but unless it's really your thing you might just want to do some editing. The remains are well preserved and well presented in their settings. You need t...  more »
  • the Weijantha Prasada was the royal palace during the height of the 11th to 13th centuries golden era in Sri Lanka. Not so much left of it now, but enough to give a sense of the grandeur that it must ...  more »

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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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