Eastern Entrance to the Inner City of Polonnaruwa Kingdom (ඇතුල් නගර නැගෙනහිර දොරටුව – පොලොන්නරුව)

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Passing the Vishnu Kovil 2, on the main root you come to the entrance to the inner city of the Polonnaruwa Kingdom. The inner city has been protected by a massive wall where the soldiers patrolled on the top and a moat. According to chronicles, there have been 14 entrances to the inner city including 4 main entrances from south, east, west, and north.

From this entrance, you will exit the inner city and enter the outer areas where there are shops and residencies. Along the road on both sides, you will be able to see the foundations of shops and houses.

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Map of the Eastern Entrance to the Inner City of Polonnaruwa Kingdom

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Driving Directions to Polonnaruwa Sacred City

The modern town of Polonnaruwa is also known as New Town, and the other part of Polonnaruwa remains the royal ancient city of the Kingdom of Polonnaruwa.

Route from Colombo to Polonnaruwa Sacred CityRoute from Kandy to Polonnaruwa Sacred City
Through : Central Highway – Kurunegala – Dambulla
Distance from Colombo :230 km
Travel Time : 4.45 hours
Driving Directions : see on Google map
Through : Matale – Dambulla – Habarana
Distance : 140 km
Travel Time : 3.5 hours
Driving Directions : see on Google maps
Route from Anuradhapura to Polonnaruwa Sacred CityRoute from Batticaloa to Polonnaruwa Sacred City
Though : Maradankadawala – Habarana
Distance : 103 km
Travel Time : 2 hours
Driving Directions : see on Google map
Though : Chenkaladi – Valachchena
Distance : 97 km
Travel Time : 2 hours
Driving Directions : see on Google map

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