Weekly Photo Challenge: Frame | Shiva Temple at Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka

The ancient Shiva temple at Polonnaruwa was built by the South Indian Chola Kingdom after invading the island nation in 2nd century BC. Cholas ruled Sri Lanka for about 8 decades. It was a bit of a surprise to find an ancient Hindu temple among the Buddhist ruins at the historic city of Polonnaruwa, which is a UNESCO world heritage site.

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Author: Sreejith Vijayakumar

Have a great liking for travelling and learning about different cultures and communities. Strongly believe that world is a wonderful place to live in.

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