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Amazing historical Temple

This historical site is amazing. Its an unbelievable and very beautiful ancient time build temple... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Western Province, Sri Lanka

Nice place to visit, not many tourists around. To get there from Polonnaruwa you can take a tuk tuk... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This historical site is amazing. Its an unbelievable and very beautiful ancient time build temple. Less tourist, but very worth to see, also not too far from Polonnaruwa ancient site.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place to visit, not many tourists around. To get there from Polonnaruwa you can take a tuk tuk or if you got time and if you're on a budget, you can take the bus from Polonnaruwa to Hingurakgoda and another one to Medirigiriya. Takes...More

Thank Andy L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Its a buddist monastery which was built at 300 BC and functioned until 1300 AD. The person or the people who built this is unknown. Its said that there was a well developed hospital probably for buddist monks at this place. Later it was destroyed...More

Thank Chamila L
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Huge monument with majestic columns online that once held up a roof that has long since been destroyed. Beautiful statuary and intricate carved decorations. Big imposing steps lead up from ground level and the Vatadage towers over the surrounding area. It's a but away from...More

Thank Bozeman-Dublin
Reviewed 27 July 2018

We were surprised that no other tourists were here when we visited. Entrance is free but maybe it was empty because its quite far away from Polonnaruwa. We had a private driver so getting here was easy. The Vatadage is different from the one at...More

Thank Becky C
Reviewed 21 April 2018

Medirigiriya apparently functioned as a Buddhist monastery between the 3rd century BC and 13th century AD. The Monastery was subsequently destroyed by invaders from India. The ruins include the hauntingly beautiful Vatadage with its stone staircase, a Dagoba, two buildings that house beautiful Buddha statues...More

Thank rohansourjah
Reviewed 19 March 2018

As you approach the Quadrangle - this is the building that stands out. This is reportedly the most beautiful ruin in SriLanka. It is a highly decorated and ornate circular building, built on a number of levels. There are 4 entrances aligned to the cardinal...More

Thank Honisoiquimalypense
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

With only a few tourists, this archaeological site is a very calm place to visite. The vatandage is more beautiful than the one in Polonnarwa. At so,e places you will have to take off your shoes and hats, as there are a few sacred places....More

Thank Erinnamichdran
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Medirigiriya Vatadage is what I call the mystic site which was used to meditate and listen to mystic chants for the kings.

Thank MuhammadDudha
Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

It's about 30 km from polonnaruwa. Medirigiriya watadage is similar to the polonnaruwa watadage. The architecture is almost the same. The only thing to see in medirigiriya is the medirigiriya watadage. Not a very popular tourist attraction. You can see the archaeological ruins of an...More

Thank Yohan P
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Response from Sunimal R | Reviewed this property |
Free for locals... foreigners not sure..