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

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Eastern Entrance to the Inner City of the Kingdom of Polonnaruwa

Eastern Entrance to the Inner City of the Kingdom of Polonnaruwa

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 form south, east, west and north.

From this entrance you will exit the inner city and enter the outer areas where there were 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

Route from Colombo to Polonnaruwa Sacred City

Route from Kandy to Polonnaruwa Sacred City

Though : Ambepussa - Kurunegala - Dambulla
Distance from Colombo :220 km
Travel time : 4.5 hours
Driving directions : see on google map
Through : Matale - Dambulla - Habarana
Distance from Colombo : 145 km
Travel time : 3.0 hours
Driving Directions : see on google maps

Route from Anuradhapura to Polonnaruwa Sacred City

Route from Batticaloa to Polonnaruwa Sacred City

Though : Maradankadawala - Habarana Distance from colombo : 105 km
Travel time : 2 hours
Driving directions : see on google map
Though : Chenkaladi - Valachchena
Distance from colombo :100 km
Travel time : 1.5 hours
Driving directions : see on google map

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First Published in : February 11, 2003
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