The Lankatilake Viharaya in Polonnaruwa is a monastery built by King Parakramabahu the Great. The walls of culturally surviving castles and walls are decorated with faded murals and the outer walls are divided into five floors. The 14 meter high statue of Buddha still stands in the center of the structure. In addition, they showcase traditional Sinhala architectural styles and designs. The two intriguing features of the four-meter thickness and the 17-meter-narrow pitch are the most intriguing features of the Lankatilake Temple.
Belongs to the type of Gedige. The two pillars and the giant Buddha statue are the special features of this structure. The statue is 42 feet high and the walls of the building are 53 feet high. The structure was of brick and was of two storeys. You can see the inventory used to climb to the top floor. HCP According to historical thriller reports and pictures by Mr. Bell in the early 20th century, the statue of the Buddha was there, but you cannot see it now.