Unearth a treasure trove of history, culture and rich influence on an iconic city that stands testament to the vision of its exemplary rulers. Polonnaruwa which is the 2nd largest city in the north central province is a must visit for those wanting to learn of the country’s well documented history. As you make your way towards Polonnaruwa, choose the most complete Sri Lanka travel experience from Jetwing Travels. Offering a range of Sri Lanka tours, you are well equipped to go back in time.
Declared as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, the city constitutes ancient engineering marvels, thick vegetation and tropical weather that will leave travellers in a trance. A highlight is the ‘Parakrama Samudraya’ which is a gigantic lake built by King Parakramabahu the 1st. The Gal Viharaya statue, Lankathilaka temple and the Thuparama are amongst the ruins of an ancient civilisation that continues to be admired.
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