Most of the 8th-century Ratnaprasada or 'Gem Palace' lies in ruins today, though it was originally five stories high with a graceful,...
A ruined 9th-century school for monks northwest of the Abhayagiri Dagoba is notable for having the finest carved moonstone in Sri Lanka;...
Eth Pokuna (Elephant Pond)
Surrounded by jungle, the magnificent eth pokuna (elephant pond) is thought to be an ancient water storage pool for the Abhayagiri...
Mahasena's Palace information
This ruined palace northwest of the Abhayagiri is notable for having the finest carved moonstone in Sri Lanka. Photographers will be disappointed that the railing around it makes it almost impossible to achieve an unshadowed picture. This is a peaceful wooded area full of butterflies, and makes a good place to stop and cool off .