About The Brazen Palace
The Brazen Palace (Lovamahapaya) in Anuradhapura was once a magnificent structure initially built during the reign of King Dutugemunu of Sri Lanka (161BC-137BC).
Rebuilt on several occasions, at its peak, it would have had over a thousand rooms and would have risen nine storeys.
Today, the sole remains of the Brazen Palace are 1,600 neatly aligned granite columns arranged in forty rows.
Anuradhapura is a sacred ancient city in Sri Lanka the remains of which are UNESCO-listed.
The Abhayagiri Dagoba is a Buddhist monastery built in around the second or first century BC.
The Jetavanarama Dagoba is a vast Buddhist shrine in Anuradhapura built in the third century AD.
Just as empires rise and fall so do entry fees and opening hours! While we work as hard as we can to ensure the information provided here about The Brazen Palace is as accurate as possible, the changing nature of certain elements mean we can't absolutely guarantee that these details won't become a thing of the past. If you know of any information on this page that needs updating you can add a comment above or e-mail us.