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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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