1 day in Polonnaruwa Itinerary

1 day in Polonnaruwa Itinerary

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1 day in Polonnaruwa Itinerary

Start: Anuradhapura
Drive:  2 h 15 min
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Polonnaruwa
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Drive:  2 h 15 min
End: Anuradhapura

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Polonnaruwa

Polonnaruwa ©
Lying 216 km (134 mi) from Colombo, Polonnaruwa offers a rich history second in Sri Lanka only to Arunadhapura.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of Polonnaruwa, steep yourself in history at Hetadage, appreciate the history behind Polonnaruwa Vatadage, then don't miss a visit to Thuparama, and finally appreciate the history behind Gal Vihara.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Polonnaruwa tour itinerary planner .

Anuradhapura to Polonnaruwa is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Polonnaruwa

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Gal Vihara ©
Gal Vihara
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Polonnaruwa
Polonnaruwa Vatadage ©
Polonnaruwa Vatadage

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