Ancient City of Polonnaruwa World Heritage Site

Official name
Ancient City of Polonnaruwa | UNESCO
Country
Sri Lanka
Continent
Asia
Location
North Central Province, Polonnaruva District
7.9158° Lat, 81.5000° Lon
Code
201
Time Zone
Asia/Colombo, +0530 +0530
Current Time
Category
Cultural
Description
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.