Shiva Kovil (no 4) – ශිව දේවාලය (අංක 4)

Lord Siva

Lord Siva

Of the three gods of the Hindu trinity – Brahma the Creator, Vishnu the Preserver, and Siva the Destroyer and Restorer – Siva was especially popular and widely worshiped in southern India.

This kovil, identified as Siva Kovil No 4 on the ancient city of  Polonnaruwa is in ruins and belongs to the Chola era (1017-1070)

Also See

Map of Shiva Kovil (no 4) at Ancient Capital of  Polonnaruwa

 

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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