Sri Lanka - Ancient City of Polonnaruwa

"Polonnaruwa was the second capital of Sri Lanka after the destruction of Anuradhapura in 993. It comprises, besides the Brahmanic monuments built by the Cholas, the monumental ruins of the fabulous garden-city created by Parakramabahu I in the 12th century." Source: UNESCO World Heritage

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Giant Buddha statues of Gal Viharaya, Polonnaruwa. Thanks to Jean-Pierre of France.





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Atadage, the first Tooth Relic Shrine, Polonnaruwa. Thanks to Ravindra of Sri Lanka.





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Ruins of Parakramabahu seven storey palace of Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka. Thanks to Ravindra of Sri Lanka.






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Postmark of 12-12-12 from Sri Lanka. Watadage of Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka. Thanks to Ravindra of Sri Lanka.





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Upright and reclining Buddha, Gal Vihara of Polonnaruva, Sri Lanka. Nice London Summer Olympics stamp used. Thanks to Ravindra of Sri Lanka.





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Polonnaruwa, Sri Landa. Nice stamps used. Thanks to Ravindra of Sri Lanka.







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Polonnaruwa was the medieval capital of Sri Lanka and the capital city of King Vijayabahu. Thanks to Zeeli of Sri Lanka.


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