SRI LANKA. Rankoth Vehera is a stupa located in the ancient city of Polonnaruwa.
Rankoth Vehera is a stupa located in the ancient city of Polonnaruwa. The stupa was built by Nissanka Malla, who ruled the country from 1187 to 1196. Rankoth Vehera in Sinhalese, ran means gold, kotha is the name given to the pinnacle of a stupa, and vehera means stupa or temple. Thus, the name Rankoth Vehera can be roughly translated to English as "Gold Pinnacled StupaAdd to Lightbox