Travel to Polonnaruwa

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Polonnaruwa, Polonnaruwa Museum, The Lankathilaka, Gal Viharaya, Minneriya and Kaudulla national park.

Sri Lanka surrounded by the waters of the Indian Ocean, located on the South East Asian sector, is a country known for its tropical climate, never ending luxuries of the beaches, adventurous atmosphere, historical presence and an island gifted with spectacular sight-seeing.

Out of the numerous destinations one could pay a productive visit, one such city known for its chronical pride and beautiful sights is the city of the Polonnaruwa kingdom. The kingdom of Polonnaruwa is known to be the second largest city in the country, carrying the essence and glory of the ancient chronicles and Dagaba’s, bringing a deep historical sense to the country. Moreover one major highlight that brings a center point to know about this historical city is the Polonnaruwa Museum, one who would want to educate himself/ herself about the city before visiting the chronicles, the Polonnaruwa Museum would be the foremost place to pay the first visit to. 

Polonnaruwa, the city second to the historical presence of the city of Anuradhpura is well known for the bygone Dagaba’s that were built over decades ago. The Lankathilaka, is one such historical finding of a monumental Buddha statue, a beautiful brick monument gone to the extent of engravings of ancient art works. Furthermore the Gal Viharaya, is one other, yet another special chronical site which is stated to be the most visited by locals and foreigners. The Gal Viharaya is built in presence of a rock cave temple accompanied by four large Buddha statues.

Moreover the ancient sights of Polonnaruwa are not only what makes the city such a prominence look. The city is also a very adventurous location accompanied by the Minneriya and Kaudulla national parks, surrounded by the thick forests and the eco – friendly atmosphere, being a home for a wide variety of animals and bird species.