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Polonnaruwa

The best planned archaeological relic site, a true testimony to the greatness of the Kingdom’s first rulers…

Polonnaruwa is a city in the North Central Province of Sri Lanka. The second most ancient of Sri Lanka’s kingdoms, Polonnaruwa was first declared the capital city by King Vijayabahu I in the 11th century CE and maintained its status until the 13th century. In 1982 the ancient city of Polonnaruwa was included on the UNESCO World Heritage List.