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Kanduruwela Destination Guide

Explore Kanduruwela in Sri Lanka.

Kanduruwela in the region of North Central is a town in Sri Lanka - some 107 mi (or 172 km) North-East of Colombo, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Kanduruwela is now 05:07 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Colombo" with an UTC offset of 5.5 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Ulpothwewa, Tunkema, Trincomalee, Thambala, Sungawila or Puducherry. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Sinnavilupattiya, Puduweli, Pudur, Polonnaruwa, Onegama and Gallella. We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Polonnaruwa Jeneggener's photos around P...

01:29 min ( February 20, 2011 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOW4)
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Lost in Antiquity Cosmicllama's photos a...

01:48 min ( December 19, 2010 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu)
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Polonnaruwa Rayandpaul's photos around P...

02:20 min ( March 03, 2011 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOW4)
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Ancient ruin of Polonaruwa and bus to Ka...

01:33 min ( April 26, 2011 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOW4)
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Interesting facts about this location

Polonnaruwa Vatadage

The Polonnaruwa Vatadage is an ancient structure dating back to the Polonnaruwa period of Sri Lanka. It is believed to have been built during the reign of Parakramabahu I to hold the tooth relic of the Buddha, or during the reign of Nissanka Malla to hold the alms bowl used by the Buddha. Both these venerated relics would have given the structure a great significance and importance at the time.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 7.93, 81.03 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in Sri Lanka, Kingdom of Polonnaruwa, Places of worship in Sri Lanka

Polonnaruwa massacre

The Polonnaruwa massacre was a series of attacks on civilians in the villages of Alanchipothana, Karapola, Madurangala and Muthugal in eastern Polonnaruwa District, Sri Lanka on 29 April 1992 which left 157 dead. The massacres were blamed on the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, Sri Lankan Home Guards and the Sri Lankan Police.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 7.93, 81.03 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:1992 in Sri Lanka, Civilian massacres in Sri Lanka, Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, Mass murder in 1992, Sri Lanka Home Guards, Sri Lanka Police, Sri Lankan government forces attacks in Eelam War II

Parakrama Samudra

Parakrama Samudra (or Parakrama's sea or the Sea of King Parakrama) is a shallow reservoir, consisting of three separate reservoirs connected by narrow channels in Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka. The northernmost reservoir is the oldest and referred to as Topa wewa (Sinhalese wewa = lake or reservoir) built around 386.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 7.93, 81.03 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in North Central Province, Sri Lanka, Reservoirs in Sri Lanka

Dimbulagala Raja Maha Vihara

Dimbulagala Raja Maha Vihara is situated 16 kilometres south east of the ancient city of Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka. The Dimbulagala range houses a number of caves cut into the rock with Brahmi inscriptions over their drip ledges. This forest hermitage of medieval times and holy abode since time immemorial, home to some of the most valued fragments of early frescoes was called the Gunners Quoin by the British.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 7.93, 81.03 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
Tags:Cave temples of Sri Lanka, History of Sri Lanka

SLAF Hingurakgoda

SLAF Hingurakgoda is a Sri Lanka Air Force station located in Hingurakgoda, Sri Lanka. It is also the fourth largest airport in Sri Lanka and has the fourth longest runway in Sri Lanka.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 7.93, 81.03 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Tags:Airports in Sri Lanka, Buildings and structures in North Central Province, Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka Air Force bases