Meegahakivula Bingelanda Caves – මීගහකිවුල බිංගේලන්ද ගුහා සංකීර්ණය

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Meegahakivula Bingelanda Caves

Meegahakivula Bingelanda Caves
Image courtesy of Dr. Ashan Geeganage

To reach the Bingelanda Caves, one needs to get to Meegahakivula and take the Ketawatta road for one mile. After you reach Akurukaduwa Gramaseva office take the rd towards Galkada and get in touch with a villager who is knowledgeable about these caves and willing to act as your local guide.

One needs to go forward 2km’s along above mentioned Galkada road and climb a mountain to reach this huge cave which lies on top of it. You would need a local guide for this though. It is said that this cave has connections with Denagala Rajamaha Viharaya , Ran puhulawala, Walapane, Senkadagala and Seegiriya. It is also believed that king Walagamba used this during his hiding.

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Travel Directions to Meegahakivula Bingelanda Caves

Route from Badulla to  Meegahakivula

Through : Mahiyangana Road
Distance : 26 km
Travel time : 45 minutes
Driving directions : see on google map

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