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Reviewed 3 days ago

Very important and most hestiycal place. We are very like. Lost Sri Lankan people came their and vership.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Peter J
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a world heritage site and a must visit in Polonnaruwa. Well preserved site. Built for the protection of a small stupa, the structure has two stone platforms decorated with elaborate stone carvings. The upper platform, surrounded by a brick wall, contains the stupa....More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank HGC_13
Reviewed August 29, 2019

Best known for the architecture of the second ancient city of Srilanka a must visit when you travel to the north central province. It is believed to have been built during the reign of Parakramabahu I to hold the Relic of the tooth of the...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank JOANNE99JAYAMAHA
Reviewed August 8, 2019

The stone engravings here outline the history in a language still used so the guides can tell you exactly how it was built etc. Only 40% has been excavated so far and it is already huge. The site was preserved by a build up of...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Brian H
Reviewed June 25, 2019 via mobile

Very interesting archaeological site, if you like Chichen Itza in Mexico Site is spread out over quite a large area so bike is a good option.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Ianthetooth
Reviewed May 5, 2019

I would rate this better than Anuradhapurra - also nice - but here the details of the stone carvings are so good! Did I mention cold king coconuts - its probably my favorite thing about Sri Lanka!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank OneWorldAdventurer
Reviewed May 3, 2019

Several areas and they are in different states of restauration/repair. Start at the North site, where the 4 Buddhas are. Then leisurely stroll back and spend your dayat Polonnaruwa. There are 2 places on the way back to the entrance where you can buy refreshments....More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank lovethisplanet2014
Reviewed April 29, 2019

Polunnaruwa ruins comprise of a number of different areas and the vatadage is one of the must see spots within the wider world heritage site. The vatadage is very well preserved stupa with four statues of buddha. Around the vatadage, in the Dalada Maluva quadrangle,...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank H75travel
Reviewed April 15, 2019

With visitors as it use to house the Buddhas tooth, (which is now in candy), there was a big group of worshippers in attendance during our visit which just added to the atmosphere. it was a nice place just to walk around, no shoes for...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank JnVSydney
Reviewed April 9, 2019

Another part of the extensive Polonnaruwa archaeological site that was covered over for many centuries before being discovered I'm told in the late 1800s to early 1900s. The Vatadage is a combo of beautiful decorated carved stonework that has many Buddha statues within. To enter...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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