Polonnaruwa

26 Stops
Duration: 04:00:00
Distance: 6000

Come visit the ancient capital city of Polonaruwa, from where the Sri Lankan Kings ruled the central plains of Sri Lanka 800 years ago, Hear about its past as a thriving commercial and religious center. You can imagine the glories of that age while looking at the archaeological treasures and hear enthralling stories of the kings that built them. Come explore, the ancient tombs and temples, statues and stupas.

Dont miss out! Take this brilliant audio tour as your guide.


Starting Point: Entrance


End Point: Thivanka Image house


Timings: It’s best to go first thing in the morning or late afternoon. Try to avoid midday as it will be very hot and busy.


Whats included:

  • Map including a walking tour route and audio commentary.
  • Online and offline options available.
  • Historic Photographs.

Not included: Entrance ticket:

Non-SAARC foreign adult US$25

SAARC Foreign adult 12.5USD


What to take: Water, Cap or hat for the sun, Sunglasses, Wear comfortable walking shoes.


Points to note:

  • Wear clothes that cover your legs and your shoulders.
  • Cover your feet in socks to avoid burning your feet while walking barefoot as you will be asked to remove your shoes at certain points
  • Buy some flowers at the entrance, if you like to make offerings at the various altars throughout the tour

Not suitable for:

  • People with back problems
  • Wheelchair users
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