The Weheragala rock in Bogamuyaya consist of ancient Buddhist ruins including a stupa, granite pillars and many other archaeological artifacts in Mahaoya. The ruins surrounding this hillock was declared as a protected archaeological site by the Government on the Gazette issued on 10th October 2014, and describes the location as follows ;
“Bogamuyaya Weheragala rock with hillock of ancient Chaitya at Bogamuyaya (Latitude 07º 57800′ N and longitude 081º 31384′ E) situated in the Grama Niladhari Division, Bogamuyaya in the Divisional Secretary’s Division, Mahaoya in Ampara District in Eastern Province. ”
Alternate names : Veheragala Rock , Veheragala Ruins
Map of Mahaoya Bogamuyaya Weheragala Rock Archaeological Ruins
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Travel Directions to Mahaoya Bogamuyaya Weheragala Rock Archaeological Ruins
Route from Mahaoya to Bogamuyaya Weheragala Rock Archaeological Ruins
|Through : Mahaoya – Polonnaruwa Road|
Distance :8 km
Travel time : 20 mins
Time to spent : 30-45 mins
Driving directions : see on google map