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All reviews ancient city sri lanka tuk tuk huge site wide area angkor wat rent a bike entrance fee gal vihara on foot world heritage site remove shoes ticket office your feet beautiful ruins take your time cultural triangle
This is a large site with the ruins spread across a wide area and so we weren’t sure how best to visit it, given the heat. As luck would have it our driver asked someone who turned out to be an official guide (not a...More
Towards the beginning of the 12th century AD, Polonnaruwa became the second capital of the Sinhalese. Little is left nowadays from the old capital and visiting the Archeological Park would give you an idea of the beauty and the size of the place. One can...More
My recommendation is to u to visit the ruins at night. The place is well lit and it’s not too crowded too. It’s better u choose a full moon day so u can take stunning photographs. One of the best places I’ve visited. 😍😍
Polonnaruwa is an interesting place, it was the capital of the island in the middle ages during several centurys. The most impresive are the four sculptures of buda. The visit, in a big area, is very well indicated and apropiated for moving by yourself. Rent...More
It’s a large site and well worth a visit although it’s $25 each and they DON’T take cards - cash only. Lots of walking or take a bike.
Demure dress code - clothing below knees and covered shoulders. No selfies allowed!!!! Honestly.
Quite “ruined” but...More
The ancient city is def worth a trip. Very very warm. Wear loose fitting clothes that cover your shoulders. Beware of the monkeys thet are easily irritated & gave my husband a stern warning by hissing at him. I would advise renting bikes it makes...More
Second Capital of Sri Lanka was known to be located in Polonnaruwa. The remnants of the erstwhile Capital are currently existing in ruined state. Most of the ruins are located in relatively close proximity, however, a visiting all of them on foot may not be...More
a beautiful and very impressive cultural site which you should visit either with enough pre-praparation or a guide as there is tons of important and valuable information ...
go to the museum first and then visit the sites ... ENJOY!
Polonnaruwa was the 2nd capital city of Sri Lanka, built in the 11th and 12th centuries AD and is a world heritage site. There was so much to see. So much we wanted to find out. It's gets extremely hot here and there is nowhere...More