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Lotus Pond

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It really is lotus’s shaped!

This pool, originally where Buddhists washed before going to the Tivanka- patamaghara is a bit out... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2018
Derby, United Kingdom
On the way to Thivanka so may as well check it out

A nice little design although nothing special. It's not worth visiting by itself but it's on the... read more

Reviewed 3 February 2018
Robert C
Dublin, Ireland
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Polonnaruwa, Polonnaruwa 51000, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 30 June 2018

One of the most carved places in polonnaruwa. Amazingly build .It's said that the king use this place to bath with his harem

Thank NishD
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

It is easy to miss this place. Please ensure to ask for directions to get there. The geometry and design in incredible . Do not miss

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Reviewed 19 March 2018

This pool, originally where Buddhists washed before going to the Tivanka- patamaghara is a bit out of the way and a fair bit away from the main “sights”. It is a well carved lotus shaped pool. If you visit this pond, you must head further...More

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Reviewed 3 February 2018

A nice little design although nothing special. It's not worth visiting by itself but it's on the way to Thivanka Image house which is worth visiting so you may as well have a look.

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 26 January 2018

It's small but it's quite attractive with the concentric lotus design. This is up a dirt road from near Gal Vihara and is a great option if you're on a bicycle because not as many people come up here, and the Thivanka Image House beyond...More

Thank mrdom
Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

Your journey through the Polonnaruwa Archaeological Ruins would not be complete without viewing the Lotus Pond. You’ll need to take an ungraded road, it’s a little bumpy and narrow in places however safe enough. The Lotus Pond is yet another amazing Ruin, the details are...More

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Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

This is the remains of the lotus pond here.The lotus pond ruins is in a better shape.You need about half hour here.

Thank SE s
Reviewed 11 November 2017

Lotus Pond is a very beautiful and wonderful example of ancient craftsmanship. It only takes a few minutes to visit but well worth it and it is superb. An ancient pond shaped in the form of a lotus, the flower that was loved by the...More

Thank Titus D
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

I have visited many ruins around south east Asia that have similar architecture and stone structures. Cisterns, ponds and tanks are mostly circular, rectangular or terraced. This pond is actually shaped like an open lotus with layers of petals and it seems like one of...More

Thank Sumi R
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Impressive symmetry and architecture considering it was thought it have been made in the 12th Century. A nice to see rather than a must see.

Thank KateandStew
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