Points of Interest - Polonnaruwa

Parakramabahu Palace

Ancient ruins of Parakramabahu Palace
Palace of King Parakramabahu

This seven stories edifice was built in the 11th century by king Parakramabahu, believe to have comprise with thousand chambers. A giant 30 feet tall, one meter thick wall, bottom half of the stair way leading to the upper floors, 55 rooms and three stories are the only ruins left of this once magnificent building. The archaeological excavations have discovered that the upper floors to this seven stories tall building was made with wood and enhanced with intricate wood carvings.

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