Polonnaruwa

Polonnaruwa

ruined royal capital of the second ancient Kingdom of Sri Lanka

Location: 

Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka

Duration: 

Monday, September 11, 2017

Personal highlights

  1. Polonnaruwa: capital of the second Kingdom after Annapurna
  2. UNESCO: protecting ancient ruins with monuments and gardens
  3. Parakramabahu: last Sri Lankan monarch to unify the entire island
  4. Nissanka Malla: later monarch to improve the royal city and palace
  5. My trip: walking around the ruins for hours and getting tired

Image sources

  1. Beautiful scenery
  2. Getting fresh lime juice
  3. Large white stupa
  4. Me exploring the site
  5. Yet another lying Buddha

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