A traveller basking in the relaxing comforts of a Sri Lanka spa resort such as Maalu Maalu Resort & Spa can take time to explore numerous local attractions located in proximity to this Sri Lanka resort. Among many places of interest in this part of this island, Dagobas are must-visits. Find the island’s second largest dagoba, the Gal Vihara. Being part of the northern monastery of Parakramabahu, it consists of a group of beautiful Buddha images. Among other such places in Polonnaruwa are Kiri Vehera, Rankot Vehera, Pabalu Vehera and more, all standing as testaments to the architectural glory of the past.