Kuttam Pokuna, Anuradhapura

Kuttam Pokuna
Kuttam Pokuna

Kuttam Pokuna means for Twin Ponds in native Sinhala Language and located in Anuradhapura. These ponds were believed to build in King Aggabodhi time and one of the remaining monument about old Sri Lankan creativity. The primary purpose of this pond is to supply water for The monks who liv in Abayagiriaya Aramaic Complex.

Kuttam Pokuna
Kuttam Pokuna

Kuttam Pokuna
Kuttam Pokuna

Those two ponds are in two different sizes. Water flow from larger one to the smaller one. Both the ponds have steps, which leads to the Bottom. Larger pond get water through a mouth of a Makara and there is another sculpture of five headed cobra.

Kuttam Pokuna
Kuttam Pokuna

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