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Ancient City Of Polonnaruwa

Embark on a scenic tour of the ancient city of Polonnaruwa to experience a well-preserved museum of Sri Lanka’s heritage and culture.

Stroll through the ethereal gardens of the ancient palace and the artistic stone columns of neighbouring monasteries. Journey back centuries to a golden age in Sri Lanka’s history as you explore the richly detailed spaces of the Gal Viharaya. Catch a picturesque sunset by the banks of the mighty Parakrama Samudra, a vast man-made reservoir built to irrigate the surrounding farmland during the dry season. Whether with family, friends, a partner, or yourself, the ancient city of Polonnaruwa offers a singular, captivating insight into the majesty of ancient Sri Lanka.

Before You Visit The Ancient City Of Polonnaruwa…

  • Best time to visit is late afternoon after peak tourism hours
  • Pick up plenty of snacks and refreshments from us before you go
  • Distance from Taru Villas - Maia to Polonnaruwa is 47 kilometres
  • Our team is always happy to help you with prep, transport, and other logistics

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