North Central Province, Polonnaruva District
7.9158° Lat, 81.5000° Lon
Asia/Colombo, +0530 +0530
Inscribed 1982. 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.