The statue near the Potgul Vehera in Polonnaruwa, commonly known as the statue of Parakramabahu I, is a stone sculpture dating back to the Polonnaruwa period of ancient Sri Lanka. Its identity is uncertain, although the widely accepted theory is that it is a statue of Parakramabahu I. However, it has also been suggested as the statue of a sage. Carved on a large boulder, the statue depicts a majestic figure with a grave expression, holding a book or yoke in his hands.It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Statue of Parakramabahu I and many more Polonnaruwa attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Polonnaruwa trip itinerary builder site.
Statue of Parakramabahu I reviews
Although there is no definitive findings about the person of this stature, it is believed to be the statue of the famous King Parakramabahu I who instructed to construct this statue since 12th... more »
One of the first sights on our tour of Polonnaruwa, the staute of Parakramabahu I is quite intriguing...as you read the debrief, clarity hits you! more »
It's a stone statue. Amazing. Even more amazing that historians don't even know whom it depicts.
Best thing is hire a bicycle and riding through ruins..
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