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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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Interesting symmetrical structure of historic value; clean, large and worth a visit if on the way. Find out how water is captured and fed into the baths!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

We visited this as part of a tour of Anuradhapura with a guide. The engineering involved to fill the baths was impressive, as was the filter to remove sediment as the water flowed in. Simple and ingenious. Worth a 10 minute stop as part of a tour of the area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

this is nice witness of ancient hydraulic irrigation system .then from the ancient time this all historical sites used as a monasteries .then lot of buddhist monk practiced buddhas reality path from here according to the evidence 5000 monk has lived here at that time so bathing purpose of the monk has been built this 2 ponds according to the... More 

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

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

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

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