Mystic Polonnaruwa in Sri Lanka

Are you a culture lover? In the old royal city of Polonnaruwa you walk or cycle between the statues and temples. Watched by the many monkeys you visit one highlight after another. The museum gives you a good impression of the mighty kingdom that once ruled the area. You can rent bicycles and visit the temples at the same time. Polonnaruwa has been the second capital of Sri Lanka and was built in the 11th and 12th century AD. It is a UNESCO World heritage site. You will find huge Buddhist statues in the rocks, standing, lying (reclining) and meditating. During a holiday to Sri Lanka you often visit this royal city with one or both the others , Kandy or Anuradhapura.

Place of worship in Polonnaruwa
Place of worship in Polonnaruwa

Are you a culture lover? In the old royal city of Polonnaruwa you walk or cycle between the statues and temples. Watched by the many monkeys you visit one highlight after another. The museum gives you a good impression of the mighty kingdom that once ruled the area. You can rent bicycles and visit the temples at the same time. Polonnaruwa has been the second capital of Sri Lanka and was built in the 11th and 12th century AD. It is a UNESCO world heritage site. You will find huge Buddhist statues in the rocks, standing, lying (reclining) and meditating.