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- Kiri Vihara
- Alt Name:
- Sri Lanka
- High Medieval (1000AD–1300AD)
- 1100AD - 1199AD
- Polonnaruwa , Polonnaruwa Council Chamber,
Gal Vihara, Lankatilaka Vihara,
about Kiri Vihara
Kiri Vihara is a dagoba in the medieval UNESCO-listed city of Polonnaruwa in Sri Lanka. A dagoba is a mound which holds in the relics of a sacred person and it is believed that the Kiri Vihara was dedicated to Subhadra, the queen of King Parakramabahu (1153-1186).
Like other dagobas, Kiri Vihara is a domed structure, which would have been a stark white colour (in fact, its current name means “milk white shrine”).
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Address: Polonnaruwa Sanctuary, Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka
Phone: Contact local tourist office
Located in the city of Polonnaruwa.
See entry details for Polonnaruwa.
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