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Distance from Colombo
228 km, approximately 4 hours 59 mins

Little bit about Polonnaruwa

As one of the most visited cultural tourist attractions of the country Polonnaruwa, situated in the North Central Province, is one amongst the eight UNESCO World heritage sites in Sri Lanka. It once acted as the most magnificent medieval capital of Sri Lanka, during the reign of King Parakramabahu, when the city flourished and became self-sufficient. Amongst the historic sites that you can visit on your trip to this city includes the Parakrama Samudraya, which is a manmade reservoir of unimaginable magnitude, as well as the remains of the once ostentatious King’s palaces as well as the Quadrangle.

 

Ancient City of Polonnaruwa is one of the eight UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Sri Lanka.

 

 

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