Polonnaruwa Tourism

Poḷonnaruwa (Sinhalese: පොලොන්නරුව, Poḷonnaruwa or Puḷattipura, Tamil: பொலன்னறுவை, Polaṉṉaṟuvai or Puḷatti nakaram) is the main town of Polonnaruwa District in North Central Province, Sri Lanka. Kaduruwela area is the Polonnaruwa New Town and the other part of Polonnaruwa remains as the royal ancient city of the Kingdom of Polonnaruwa. The second most ancient of Sri Lanka's kingdoms, Polonnaruwa was first declared the capital city by King Vijayabahu I, who defeated Chola invaders in 1070 to reunite the country once more under a local leader. The Ancient City of Polonnaruwa has been declared a World Heritage Site. Currently the new Polonnaruwa is under going a major development project known as the "Awakening of Polonnaruwa" under the concept of President Maithripala Sirisena. It envisions the development of all sectors in Polonnaruwa including roads, electricity, agriculture, education, health and environment will be developed comprehensively.

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Home to pretty treasures, Polonnaruwa is Sri Lanka's best kept secret. The nearest major city to Polonnaruwa is Kandy. Add Kandy to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like Temple Of Sacred Tooth Relic Or Sri Dalada Maligawa, Udawattakelle Sanctury, Kandy Lake. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Polonnaruwa.

Polonnaruwa is an affair to remember, follow this apt itinerary of the place and return home with a bunch of memories.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Polonnaruwa

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.02 USD
    • International Movie per seat 3.4 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 16.46 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 23.64 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 28.37 USD

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