12

Oct
2017

Monument in Polonnaruwa – Gal Vihara

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Originally known as Uttararama, Gal Viharaya located in ancient city of Polonnaruwa in North Central Province, Sri Lanka.

Gal viharaya or “rock monastery” is famous for it’s carving into a large granite rock. It’s also a pilgrim site for locals and Buddhist around the world.Carvings consists of a large standing figure, large reclining figure and two seated figures.

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