Polonnaruwa Resthouse

Address: Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka | Hotel
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This hotel, located in Polonnaruwa, is near Fish Market and Wasgamuwa National Park.
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    Travel Blogs from Polonnaruwa

    Ancient Capitals - Part 1

    A travel blog entry by cookcorn on Jul 02, 2015

    23 photos

    ... that the stonework didn't fit that well.

    The dagobas (stupas) are impressive, these would have been incredibly tall buildings in their time. The are filled with earth so you can't go in and surrounded by small image houses many of which contain images of Buddha. Many Sri Lankans make a trip to the ancient cities and sites of religious significance so we have been warned not to ear shoes or hats around any of the buildings ...

    Sigiriya: 1500 Year Old Nude Paintings

    A travel blog entry by campbell2015 on Mar 05, 2015

    79 photos

    ... date from this period. Kashyapa was defeated in 495 CE by Moggallana, who moved the capital back to Anuradhapura. Sigiriya was then turned into a Buddhist monastery, which lasted until the 13th or 14th century.

    In 1831 Major Jonathan Forbes of the 78th Highlanders of the British army, while returning on horseback from a trip to Pollonnuruwa, came across the "bush covered summit of ...

    Cycling the Citadel

    A travel blog entry by sql_spice on Feb 28, 2015

    4 photos

    ... food is pretty good, and the two national beers are quite cheap (about
    $1 USD for a huge bottle). Problem: NOBODY SELLS THEM.

    This country is really screwing with my "beer index" (the lower the beer price, the more fun and cheap the backpacking). We can't find any bars or pubs, restaurants rarely stock alcohol, and there are no liquor stores. We noticed by accident that the Food City grocery had an upstairs, which consisted of a ...

    Sri Lanka #3

    A travel blog entry by lucyliamontour on Feb 21, 2015

    2 comments, 8 photos

    ... bright! -Sri Lanka seems like it is developing more and more and with more tourists pumping money into the country I can see it being more of a place to travel as more roads are being built but they need to be careful they do not ruin the places for travellers by trying to take advantage of tourists in terms of charging much higher prices towards tourists which is not justified and effecting the experience of places to visit. -Transport was very hectic as trains and ...

    Sigiriya and polonaruwa

    A travel blog entry by sarahinsrilanka on Jan 11, 2015

    4 photos

    ... arriving we realised that there was a big main road to get to the temple which was a much more official entrance. Here there were 3 statutes of buddha, apparently the best example of ancient Sinhalese sculpting. However, nearby there was a rock where many monkeys were grooming each other and eating the flowers that had been offered for buddha. I found this a bit more interesting. We found a nice hotel by 3.30 and the owner convinced us that we should get a tuk tuk and do the ruins ...

    Traveler Photos Polonnaruwa Resthouse

    Buddha 2
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    Buddha in between a load of pillars
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    Buddha 1
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