Somawathiya - Sri Lanka's second Tooth Relic, now in a national park
Somawathiya, also spelt Sonawathie, is situated to the northeast of Polonnaruwa. Somawathiya is both a national park and a pilgrimage site. The Somawathiya stupa is believed to be the second place in Sri Lanka enshrining a Sacred Tooth of the Buddha. Somawathiya National Park, one of four national parks designated under the Mahaweli project, is home to numerous elephants.