Polonnaruwa World Heritage Site – Sri Lanka

Polonnaruwa is the second most ancient kingdom of Sri Lanka and now a world heritage site.It has numerous ruins of the ancient city still preserved which shows the ability and knowledge of the architects who lived in this lands 1000 years before.Polonnaruwa kingdom had the influence of both Sinhala and Tamil cultures which is proved by the ruins of buildings belong to both cultures.The place is now a famous tourist destination in Sri Lanka.

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Polonnaruwa kiri viharaya

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Samadhi Buddha / seated buddha statue gal vihara

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Moonstone carvings in vatadage – polonnaruwa

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Medical trough in ancient hospital of polonnaruwa

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Gal Vihara reclining buddha statue

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Guard stones infront of pabalu vehera

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Entrance of Lankathilaka vihara


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