Lotus Pond, Polonnaruwa

3.5
#7 of 19 in Historic Sites in Polonnaruwa
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  • In front of the lotus pond is an explanation marked No.100. When we arrived, there was no one there, and the only monkeys were there. It has a diameter of 8M and has the shape of eight steps of flowers. It used to be a bathhouse for monks. It is located in the north, far from the ruins.
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  • How cool it would be to have one of these in your garden! We travelled this site by bike, which i cannot recommend enough! Take the bike option. It takes a little longer but its a good way burn off al...  more »
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  • Nicely carved and very romantic structure. One can imagine how would it look like completely filled with water on full moon night; reflecting moon image.
  • This is a pond made in the shape of a lotus using slabs cut from stone. Thought to be built by king Parakramabahu (1153-1186)
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