Deer Park Hotel

Giritale, Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka | 4 star hotel
Prices starting from $87.00

Travel Blogs from Polonnaruwa

The Trip Story in Sri Lanka

A travel blog entry by roythexplorer


... after we wait for 15 minutes they said the train is delayed for 30 minutes (in fact it was 1hour something), haha. When they said it’s delayed for another half an hour, Joy and I decided to go out and find food for our breakfast.

I tell you what...there is no cheap restaurant close to Mt. Lavinia Train Station, so may restaurants and one of them was the excellence restaurant from Trip Advisor but the price is sooooo crazy. Almost 20 ...

The one where Toby is a UN youth delegate...

A travel blog entry by tobyhb

... actual highlight, at least for me, had to be the official conference song ('Sri Lanka We're On Our Way'), which sounded like something by One Direction but with infinitely more charm and character. The rendition prompted half the delegates in the room to leave their seats and join the dancing on stage. Bloody young people...

After the opening ceremony, we all attended a delicious buffet lunch, which technically was billed as lunch with the president. As far ...

Good Vibrations

A travel blog entry by tobyhb


... this.

After Sri Lanka gained independence from the British in the 1950s, the Singhalese government attempted to make Sinhala the national language of the nation, effectively marginalising (and in some cases destroying) large parts of traditional Tamil culture. This was one of the major catalysts for the 30-year civil war which was later to ensue, and although Tamil is now recognised as a legitimate language, the issue remains highly charged. I have ...

Polonnaruwa - Anicent Ruins & Elephant Safari

A travel blog entry by modernnomad67


Polonnaruwa is Sri Lanka’s second ancient capital, and at
only about 1,000 years old is a relative youngster compared to Anuradhapura.
Also in the north-central “Cultural Triangle” Polonnaruwa consists of five
groups of ruins dating from the 1100s A.D. onwards spread over a quite large
area, including a royal palace complex, a religious triangle, and another area
of carved Buddha statues. Polonnaruwa also has a ...

New years at Sigiriya

A travel blog entry by mknox


... theory that it was a Buddhist monastery and never really a palace but i cannot imagine the monks building the rather impressive swimming pool at the top (see photo). It's a 370m accent by stairs, its hot but surprisingly not that hard, you can stop frequently for legitimate photo opportunities whilst trying to catch your breath and wipe the river of sweat from your forehead. The views from the top are spectacular and I don't need to explain anymore - just look at photos. ...

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This 4 star hotel, located on Giritale, Polonnaruwa, is near Fish Market and Wasgamuwa National Park.
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