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Twin Baths (Kuttam Pokuna)

Watawandana Road, Anuradhapura 50000, Sri Lanka
+94 77 384 9429
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It was such a pride to see this greatest architecture. It emphasizes a hard workings of a great... read more

Reviewed April 22, 2017
shenp34
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Kuttam Pokuna

Considered as one of the best specimen of great bathing pools in Sri Lanka ... situated in... read more

Reviewed April 14, 2017
Sunimal R
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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.
  • Excellent24%
  • Very good46%
  • Average26%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Watawandana Road, Anuradhapura 50000, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed April 22, 2017 via mobile

It was such a pride to see this greatest architecture. It emphasizes a hard workings of a great civilization.

Thank shenp34
Reviewed April 14, 2017 via mobile

Considered as one of the best specimen of great bathing pools in Sri Lanka ... situated in Mahamewna Uyana near to Abhayagiri Sthupa..

1  Thank Sunimal R
Reviewed April 13, 2017 via mobile

The twin baths that are not twins. This site makes one recognise the engineering at the time to work the water systems in this way. Impressive

2  Thank Angleseateam
Reviewed April 12, 2017 via mobile

This seems like a swimming pool but it s a bit different with a modern one. Its called twin ponds as there two such ponds and now a days its not in use really ,even though its seems one of the great place to visit...More

1  Thank Pasan_Shalutha
Reviewed April 11, 2017

These have a big history, These ponds were used by royals thousands years ago. Awesome architecture!

Thank Pasan M
Reviewed March 24, 2017 via mobile

A hydrological piece of engineering in the history of the kingdom of. Anuradhpura. Dress code is relaxed, however please consider this area as religious grounds.

Thank Suvieve
Reviewed March 11, 2017 via mobile

Very close to the main Anuradapura religious places. The value of this place should be taken with the time it was built. Maybe 2300 years back. The structure still remains very solid.

Thank Kenneth S
Reviewed February 21, 2017 via mobile

Not really spectacular. You can have a look when you are driving by anyways, but I wouldn't go there just for this...

Thank 123_Tia
Reviewed February 11, 2017 via mobile

Place is nice but if you are in hurry you can skip it to see more beautiful places.It was good but when I arrived there place was full with little students :D

Thank serhatyilmaz96
Reviewed February 3, 2017

Not far from roadside and accessible by car. Our guide proved very useful in painting a broad history of the site. One would need a guide or printed information to appreciate the cultural aspects of the site

Thank shark939
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