Deep in the heart of the North Central plains Polonnaruwa is one of the significant kingdoms in Sri Lankan history. This city renowned for Buddhist cultural and architectural significant achievements across Asia and Europe with giant stupas, intricate moonstones, beautiful parks,and imposing statues all scattered over a wide area of woodland. Polonnaruwa was one of the majestic monastic cities of the ancient world for over a millennium and pilgrims still visit, every day. Quite apart from the incredible ruins of this medieval city is no longer colonized by humans but monkeys are one of the inhabitants that have not left the ancient city. These monkey population were famously featured in Disney’s engaging documentary film of ‘Monkey Kingdom’. It is a fascinating eyesight in Polonnaruwa for those who love observing animal species in their beautiful natural environment.