Polonnâruvâ is one of the sites of the cultural triangle and one of the old capitals of Sri Lanka. It was the seat of the capacity of the Singhalese kings of eleventh at the thirteenth century.
The site of Polonnaruva extends on approximately 122 hectares and present from many monuments preserved still well. In a general way, the architectural style is marked there by the Hindu influence. the majority of the monuments are with religious vocation but there remain also vestiges of temporal monuments like the room of the royal council. the site even is divided into several under-sites.
Gall vihariya makes the celebrity of Polonnaruva. They are three large Bouddha S carved in a rock face. The first arises sitted in meditation, the second upright the arms folded up on the chest, posture synonymous with its elumination, and finally the third lying. The great lying Buddha, arrived at the Nirvāna, passes to be at the same time most perfect and most mysterious of the statues of passed of Sri Lanka. 15 meters length, it is carved with same the rock.
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