Old Palace of King Parackramabahu

The Old Palace of King Parakramabahu

An iconic feature on the historical canvass of Polonnaruwa, the palace of King Parakramabahu was the Royal capital of ancient Sri Lanka. It is said that this magnificent building was a seven storied building with thousand chambers. This was built by King Parakramabhu I during the 11th century great rests as an exquisite architectural beauty, attesting to the grandeur and prosperity of the Kingdom at the time. Thus the magnitude and complexity of the age-old fortress are left to the imagination of modern day architects and viewers.

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