Polonnaruwa

Polonnaruwa

Overview

Discover the grandeur of Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka’s ancient capital. Majestic ruins whisper tales of a bygone era when Polonnaruwa was a seat of power that lasted for more than two centuries. Stroll through the awe-inspiring Royal Palace and marvel at the colossal Buddha statues. This UNESCO World Heritage Site, with its exquisite architecture and serene landscapes, promises a journey back in time, making it an unforgettable destination for history enthusiasts and travellers alike.

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Polonnaruwa, a UNESCO World Heritage site in Sri Lanka, was the island’s capital during the 11th to 13th centuries. Polonnaruwa exemplifies advanced urban planning and irrigation systems, reflecting the sophistication of ancient Sri Lankan civilization. This ancient city showcases remarkable ruins, including palaces, temples, and statues. Notable landmarks include the Royal Palace, Gal Vihara’s rock-cut Buddha statues, and the Quadrangle.

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Tour details

  • Tour Type Impressive
  • Price
  • Categories Historical
  • Country Sri Lanka
  • Language Sinhala, English
  • Currency LKR
  • Time Zone UTC+5:30
  • Drives on the Left
  • Calling Code +94