Thursday, 27 September 2012

201 LK - Ancient City of Polonnaruwa (1982)

Brief Description

"Polonnaruwa was the second capital of Sri Lanka after the destruction of Anuradhapura in 993. It comprises, besides the Brahmanic monuments built by the Cholas, the monumental ruins of the fabulous garden-city created by Parakramabahu I in the 12th century."



Source UNESCO WH website
Courtesy of rita_simões from Portugal

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