Historical Places in Polonnaruwa

A UNESCO World Heritage site, Polonnaruwa served as the capital from 11th to 13th century A.D. a relatively brief but glorious epoch that flourished Buddhist arts and architecture. Historical places in Polonnaruwa are aplenty and will have guests intrigued.

Polonnaruwa is famous for:

  • Statues of Gal Viharaya
  • Lanka Thilake temple
  • Medirigiriya Watadage
  • Nissanka Latha Mandapaya

Distance from hotel: 88km

Travel time: Two hours from hotel

Open: 08:00am to 05:00pm

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