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The Royal Palace is Parakramabahu's Palace, and a mighty palace it would have been, if once was to judge by the thick surviving walls. Some numbers say that it would have been 31 metres long, 13 metres wide and 7 floors high - so basically a skyscraper of the past. The architecture of it is very interesting: a huge central hall with pillars surrounded by scores of little rooms and chambers... one thousand says the legend, which can be very likely: in the small portion of palace that remains, 40 of them can still be seen.

Address: polonnaruwa
Directions: royal palace area

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  • Written Dec 14, 2004
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