Hence when the court moved from Anuradhapura to Pollunaruwa it was installed in the new capital.
Bintenne, which gives its name to the district, transcends Anuradhapura in antiquity.
The railway was extended from Matale to Anuradhapura in 1905.
Next morning he proceeded to Anuradhapura and was received with all honour and enthusiasm.
Monasteries like those of Anuradhapura, which are said to have contained thousands of monks, no longer exist.
The ruins of Anuradhapura show that in mediæval times it must have been a city containing a vast concourse of people.
We found the one at Anuradhapura prettily located in a setting of green, with a garden in front.