Hotel Sudu Araliya

New Town, Polonnaruwa, Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Polonnaruwa

Close Encounters of the Elephant Kind.

A travel blog entry by barbiewyatt

The city of Polonnaruwa, 2nd capital of Sri Lanka from 10th to 12th century, covered an extensive area. A well planned community, the palace, of which some of the huge walls remain standing, occupied the innermost area. Some remnants of the plastered and decorated walls is still evident. Outer, well-arranged areas, were for the public buildings, …

Village safari & Sigiriya (lion rock)

A travel blog entry by barbiewyatt

Where not cultivated the bush in the dry zone is a mix of trees and shrubs with considerable undergrowth - palms are not so prevalent. Our village safari started by walking along a tack to our bullock cart which took us by rice paddies, onion and pumpkin farms. Then we walked through the jungle to the side of a lake where we boarded catamarans (the …

Camp Anawanna

A travel blog entry by bakkepackers

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... U.S. is to track down an episode of that show.

But I digress. Po-lonn-a-ru-wa is another ancient capital city in Sri Lanka. The Sinhalese king moved the capital from Anuradhapura to Polonnaruwa in the late 11th century. Polonnaruwa was at its peak for only about 100 years, but it developed into a marvelous city during that time. Unfortunately, the ambitious projects and rapid development bankrupted the kingdom, and South Indian invasions underscored ...

Sri Lanka - Dambulla & Sigiriya

A travel blog entry by tereza-gonzalo

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Then we finally reached the Mirror Wall of which paintings are supposed to be one of the most significant pieces of classical paintings of Sri Lanka. According to the graffiti on the Mirror Wall Sigiriya was crowded by local visitors between the 6th and 12th century A.D. The Mirror Wall is known under this name because its surface had been highly polished like a mirror. The wall is of architectural and also of literary importance because of its ...

Exploring Pollonaruwa

A travel blog entry by lucifrost

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... more than two weeks later. We didn't give it a go.


Whilst we were looking round it, we saw some dodgy looking blokes hanging around and the guide told us that a month or so ago, some locals found treasure of gold coins and sapphires in the ruin, and stole it without showing the museum or authorities. apparently this happens a lot because literally none of these areas have been properly excavated, so people turn up in the middle of the night with metal detectors ...

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This hotel, located on New Town, Polonnaruwa, Polonnaruwa, is near Fish Market and Wasgamuwa National Park.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Sudu Araliya Polonnaruwa

    Reviewed by barbiewyatt

    Superb

    Reviewed Aug 2, 2013
    by (23 reviews) , Australia Flag of Australia

    Lakeside setting ltoo

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    TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Sudu Araliya Polonnaruwa

    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good