Demala Maha Seya108 Votes Currently Open
- Address: Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka
- Phone: +94-272222222
- Tags: Religious Site, Family And Kids
Demala Maha Seya is an enormous uncompleted Stupa located in Polonnaruwa.It is called ‘Demala’ as it has two levels. The construction was started by king Parakramabahu between 1153 and 1186. It was planned in such a way that it would be the largest Stupa in the world. However it was never completed and later a smaller stupa was built on it. Because of this and the fact that the road leading to this place is in a state of disrepair, not many tourists visit this place. Most of the Stupa is covered with trees and shrubs. Visit this place to explore the architecture of the last millennium.
Most of the Polonnaruwa tours skip a visit to this place, but you can create your customized plan if you wish to visit Demala Maha Seya.
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How to Reach Demala Maha Seya
- By taxi
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61.71% of people who visit Polonnaruwa include Demala Maha Seya in their plan
12 PM - 1 PM
36.36% of people start their Demala Maha Seya visit around 12 PM - 1 PM
People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Demala Maha Seya
93.33% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Demala Maha Seya