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Address: Watawandana Road, Anuradhapura 50000, Sri Lanka
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+94 77 384 9429
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Two bathing ponds aligned lengthwise exemplifying the artistic achievements...

Two bathing ponds aligned lengthwise exemplifying the artistic achievements in the field of hydraulic engineering in ancient Sri Lanka. They date back to between eight A.D. and Ten A.D.

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Kuttam Pokuna

Considered as one of the best specimen of great bathing pools in Sri Lanka ... situated in Mahamewna Uyana near to Abhayagiri Sthupa..

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sunimal R
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Melboune
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59 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is an extraordinary construction for its' time. The different levels where bathers would sit demonstrates a hierarchy. Despite the colour of the water you will find turtle or two swimming & there is no smell. Definitely worth a visit.

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Thank Susan M
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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34 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was such a pride to see this greatest architecture. It emphasizes a hard workings of a great civilization.

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Thank shenp34
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28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Considered as one of the best specimen of great bathing pools in Sri Lanka ... situated in Mahamewna Uyana near to Abhayagiri Sthupa..

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Anglesea
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The twin baths that are not twins. This site makes one recognise the engineering at the time to work the water systems in this way. Impressive

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1 Thank Angleseateam
Galle, Sri Lanka
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This seems like a swimming pool but it s a bit different with a modern one. Its called twin ponds as there two such ponds and now a days its not in use really ,even though its seems one of the great place to visit and see the and see the ancient technology in those sectors.

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1 Thank Pasan_Shalutha
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37 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

These have a big history, These ponds were used by royals thousands years ago. Awesome architecture!

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Thank Pasan M
Voorschoten, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

A hydrological piece of engineering in the history of the kingdom of. Anuradhpura. Dress code is relaxed, however please consider this area as religious grounds.

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Thank Suvieve
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42 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Very close to the main Anuradapura religious places. The value of this place should be taken with the time it was built. Maybe 2300 years back. The structure still remains very solid.

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Munich, Germany
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Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Not really spectacular. You can have a look when you are driving by anyways, but I wouldn't go there just for this...

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Nicosia, Cyprus
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Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Place is nice but if you are in hurry you can skip it to see more beautiful places.It was good but when I arrived there place was full with little students :D

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