King’s Council Chamber, Polonnaruwa

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#6 of 19 in Historic Sites in Polonnaruwa
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  • Being located near the main entrance for Polonnaruwa means that the King's Council Chamber gets a lot of foot traffic. Its beautifully carved and worth a stop if you have time, but don't expect to get...  more »
  • This is another ruin of the ancient city of Polonnaruwa that is located in front of the royal palace. An inscription found on the staircase identifies it as the audience hall of King Parakramabahu the Great who ruled the country in the twelfth century. There are two moonstones at the beginning and center of the staircase whose sides are decorated with sculptures. There are a number of stone pillars carved on the upper level of the building. One of the remarkable points of the site.
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  • An inscription found on the stone slab at the upper level of the flight of steps of the building identifies the building as Raja Vaishyabhujanga Mandapa the council chamber of King Parakramabahhu the Great. (1153-1186 A.D )
  • This is the Council Chamber ( Raja Sabahawa) of king Parakaramabahu the Great( 1153 -1186 AD). This also known as Raja Vaishyabhujanga Mandapaya. e
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