Category: Polonnaruwa

Polonnaruwa – The ancient city Polonnaruwa was originally enclosed by three concentric walls and filled with parks and gardens. At its centre lay the royal residences of successive kings, comprising the Citadel , and the buildings of the Island Gardens

Menik vihara and Rankot vihara

Menik vihara and Rankot vihara

The northern districts of ancient Polonnaruwa were almost entirely given over to religious pursuits, home to a sequence of monastic...

Gal Vihara in Polonnaruwa

Gal Vihara in Polonnaruwa

Just to the north, the Gal Vihara (“Stone Shrine” or Black Stone Shrine) represents the pinnacle of Sri Lankan rock...

Quadrangle Polonnaruwa

Quadrangle Polonnaruwa

Quadrangle Polonnaruwa Only a short stroll north of the royal palace ruins, the area known as the Quadrangle is literally that –...

Polonnaruwa the ancient city

Polonnaruwa the ancient city

Polonnaruwa the ancient city The ruins of Polonnaruwa are scattered over an extensive area of dry, gently undulating woodland. The...

History of Polonnaruwa

History of Polonnaruwa

History of Polonnaruwa Kings led the Central fields of Sri Lanka from Polonnaruwa 800 years back, when it was a...