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Address: Watawandana Road, Anuradhapura 50000, Sri Lanka
Description: Two bathing ponds aligned lengthwise exemplifying the artistic...
Two bathing ponds aligned lengthwise exemplifying the artistic achievements in the field of hydraulic engineering in ancient Sri Lanka. They date back to between eight A.D. and Ten A.D.
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beautiful and calm place to visit in anuradhapura

this is amazing product for the monk. a garden was landscaped which separates the long is 19 ft.the larger pool of the two is 132 ft bu 51ft .while the smaller pool is 91ft by... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

this is amazing product for the monk. a garden was landscaped which separates the long is 19 ft.the larger pool of the two is 132 ft bu 51ft .while the smaller pool is 91ft by 51ft.the depths of the two pools is 14ft and 18ft.i been there with kamal.he explain abiut this place

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Ancient Sinhalese construction meant for Buddhist priests to bathe.Water taken from far away,Other ruins of famous Anuradhapura kingdom are close by.

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Boulder, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

The twin baths have beautiful stone carvings. The engineering is impressive - reminded me of the Romans. They're in great condition. A lovely, peaceful place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015 via mobile

These twin ponds are among the handsomest wworks of the anuradhupura piriod. Its very cham ponds. Its have stone carving also..

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

The pair of pools were built by the Sinhalese in the ancient kingdom of Anuradhapura. These are considered as one of the significant achievements in the field of hydrological engineering and outstanding architectural and artistic creations of the ancient Sinhalese

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

This pair of pools known as Kuttam Pokuna (Twin Ponds/Pools). The said pair of pools were built by the Sinhalese in the ancient kingdom of Anuradhapura. These are considered one of the significant achievements in the field of hydrological engineering and outstanding architectural and artistic creations of the ancient Sinhalese.A garden was landscaped which separates the two ponds which long... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Two ponds, well conserved, located in the Northern part of the Anuradhapura site. One is 40m length and the smallest 28m.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

There are 2 ponds of average size which were used by the monks for bathing.Having seen a lot of ponds in historical areas with much more stone carvings or much bigger, I did not feel any thing very significant. Place is well maintained and it is interesting to note the way the water was channelised to the pond, filtering out... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

The baths are mostly intact, unlike other ruined buildings on the site. Worth seeing. But not much to do other than walk around them. There are a few stalls selling tourist tat.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Wonderful architecture and the details on this is amazing. If you are exploring the anuradhapura ruins on a cycle, you will have to go to the interior, it's a little far away from the main gate near the museum. Do not miss it. For more on Sri Lanka, you can check out my detailed blog post: http://ultracoolsolitarywanderer.blogspot.co.uk/2015/03/sri-lanka-12-days.html#!/2015/03/sri-lanka-12-days.html

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Address: Address: Watawandana Road, Anuradhapura 50000, Sri Lanka
Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  North Central Province  >  Anuradhapura

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