A standing Buddha image 1.78 meters in height possibly belong yo 2nd -4th centuries of Amaravati marble, discovered from Mahailluppallama is now in the Anuradhapura museum. When building a model farm on a land belonging to the Agriculture Faculty, University of Peradeniya, the bulldozer used for levelling the land hit the statue which lay buried for centuries on the 23rd of March, 1946.
This Yathuru Pokuna has the best resemblance to a key. The staircase down to the pond starts from the bit part of the key and takes a sharp right angle turn in the middle of the steps and the stairs continue along the shaft of the key. The circular pond at the end of the stairs represent the bow of the key. On the other 2 ponds, the stairs start at the shaft part of the key which takes you directly down to the pond with no bit part of the key.
Ruins of Puliyankulama Pubbarama Pabbata Viharaya in Anuradhapura (අනුරාධපුර පුලියන්කුලම පබ්බත විහාරය පුරාවිද්යා නටබුන්)
Puliyankulama (Puliyankulam) Pubbarama is an ancient Buddhist monastery made in the form of a pabbata vihara architecture lying on the outskirts of Anuradhapura on the Anuradhapura – Rambewa road (towards Jaffna),.
Yathuru Pokuna at Ruwanweli Maha Seya is quite large and made of stone blocks. Perfectly carved blocks of stones have been tightly fitted together to create the pond. The pond gradually enlarges itself from the bottom to the top. No historical information is found of the pond
The steps of the Yathuru Pokuna II is made of granite and the side walls as well the pond is made of bricks. It is believed that this is the pond that Aggabodhi II (608-618) built to supply the water needs of the Bodhigahara of the Jethawanaramaya Monastery as per Mahavamsa.
The steps of the pond is made of granite and the side walls as well the pond is made of bricks. The pond gradually enlarges itself from the bottom to the top. It is believed that this pond has been built to supply the water needs of the priests of the Diyasen Paya Chapter House (Uposthagara) of the Jethawanaramaya Monastery.
What Lovamahapaya was to Mahavihara Monastery and Rathna Prasada to Abhayagiri Monastery, Diyasen Paya is to Jathawana Monastery. The ground plan is similar to Lovamahapaya and Ratnaprasadaya but smaller in size.
පරණට්ටම් කල්ලු ගම්මානයේ රජයේ දෙමළ පාසලට පැමිණේ. පාසල ඉදිරිපසින් හා යාර 50 ක් පමණ ඈතින් පිහිටි පුරාණ යුගයේ ගල් කණු සහිත තල් අතු වහලයක් සහිත ගොඩනැගිල්ලක් ඇත. කුළුණක උස අඩි 7 අඟල් 3ක් හා පැත්තක පළල අඟල් 11 කි. ඉපැරණි දොර උළුවහු දෙකකට අයත් ගල් එකිනෙකට හුවමාරු කර වර්තමාන ගොඩනැගිල්ලේ දොරටුවේ භාවිතා කර ඇත. ඉපැරණි ප්රතිමා ගෘහයකට අයත් තවත් ගල් කඩා එම ස්ථානයේ ගොඩගසා ඇත.
රයිගම් රාජධානිය හා සම්බන්ධ බොහෝ පුරාවෘත්ත හොරණ හෝ හිරඤ්ඤමළය හා සම්බන්ධ වෙනවා. මින් ස්ථානයක් තමයි වනහාමිගේ ගුහාව. මෙම ගුහාව හොරණ නගරයට ඉහළින් පෙනෙන ඇල්ලකන්ද කඳුවැටියේ පිහිටා තිබෙනවා. මෙම කඳුවැටිය අවට ඉතිහාසය ප්රාග් ඓතිහාසික යුගය දක්වා ගමන් කරන බව ද විශ්වාසයක් පවතිනවා.
Sinha Pokuna is where the one of the best animal carvings of Anuradhapura period can be found in the country. On a higher terrace from Singha Pokuna ruins, about 50 meters away lies another group of buildings hidden from the traveller and unknown to many. This site is called Pothgula (the library).
This early Brahmi inscription named Tamil Householders’ Terrace inscription by Prof Paranavithana belonging to the pre christian era, the 3rd century BC. This is made on a rocky outcrop on the Deeghapashana rock which runs along the Vessagiriya to Vijayaramaya.
Many legends associated with the Kingdom of Raigama are associated with Horana or Hiranyamalaya. One such place is Wanahami’s Cave. This cave is located in the Ellakanda Range above the town of Horana. It is believed that the history of this mountain range goes back to prehistoric times.
Timbiri Pokuna (Thimbiri Pond) is considered the largest pond in the Jetavanarama Aramic complex in Anuradhapura. This pond was was first identified Mr. HCP Bell and recorded in the Archaeology report of 1893. However no restoration or archaeological digging has been carried out.
Kaparamula is the oldest Buddhist education center in Abhayagri Monastery and one of the most popular center during the late Anuradhapura period.