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Sunday, August 9, 2009

Palace of King Parakramabahu the 1st

Palace of King Parakramabahu the 1st

King Parakramabahu was one of the greatest developers in Sri Lanka, who rained from Polonnaruwa making it his royal capital during (1153-1196 AD)

The place of Parakramabahu is found to be in the place called the inner city (citadel). The extent of the inner city is about 25 acres, enclosed by a high wall. The place was named " Vijayantha Pasada", after the palace of God Indra. The chronicle describes it as a seven storied building with thousand (1000) chambers

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