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“Amazing !” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Gal-potha Stone Book

Gal-potha Stone Book
Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #7 of 19 Attractions in Polonnaruwa
Type: Religious Sites, Cultural
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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“Amazing !”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013

The Gal potha (stone book) is another amazing sight in polonnaruwa . Kids were mesmerized by the size of it !

Visited August 2012
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“The size of this book is impressive”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

it is well preserved and an important part of this site.Having read about it in the museum it was good to see it ,the size is impressive

Visited September 2012
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“Largest Stone inscription”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2012

King Nissanka Malla describes himself and his rule over Polonnaruwa on this 26ft long stone tablet. There are signs that liquid metal has been poured on to the letters to make them more prominent.

Visited November 2012
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