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Day Tour to Visit to Royal Palace & Ruins Polonnaruwa from Colombo(12th Century) provided by Red Apple Colombo Tours

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Day Tour to Visit to Royal Palace & Ruins Polonnaruwa from Colombo(12th Century)

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Overview
Three Kings dominate the chronicles of the city and the period. The city reached a dazzling but pitifully brief zenith in the 12th century and though ravaged by invasion in the centuries that followed, much evidence remains of the old grandeur and glory.The ruins of the ancient city stand on the east shore of a large artificial lake, the Topa Wewa Lake, or Parakrama Samudraya (the Sea of Parakrama), built by King Parakramabahu I (1153-86), whose reign was Polonnaruwa‘s golden age. Within a rectangle of city walls stand palace buildings and clusters of dozens of dagobas, temples and various other religious buildings.
Itinerary
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  • 1
    Polonnaruwa
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission excluded
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  • 2
    Statue of Parakramabahu I
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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  • 3
    Samudra Parakrama
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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Important Information
Duration
10–12 hours
Inclusions
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Private transportation
  • Local Guide
  • Pick Up & Drop Off
  • Entry/Admission - Statue of Parakramabahu I
  • Entry/Admission - Samudra Parakrama
Exclusions
  • Entry Ticket to Ancient City (25$ per person)
  • Entry/Admission - Polonnaruwa
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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Key Details
  • Duration: 10–12 hours
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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