View of a "sacred place" showing probably the most beautiful Budha images of Sri Lanka in a wonderful natural setting...card nr 50 received of this amazing island and most of them sent by my postcard friend Ravindra!! Thanks a lot!! :D
As usual great and colorful stamps!
Polonnaruwa is the second most ancient city of Sri Lanka's kingdoms and the first declared capital city by King Vijayabahu I. Today the ancient city of Polonnaruwa remains one of the best planned archaeological relic sites in the country, showing the grandeur of the first rulers.
The ancient city of Polonnaruwa has been declared a World Heritage site by UNESCO in 1982.