Deevilla Ambalama – දීවිල්ල අම්බලම

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Ambalamas were built in Sri Lanka from ancient times. Geiger said that the words ‘mahavata vatussala’ found in the marble slab inscription of King Mahasen (274-301AD) meant a resting place along a major street.

Deevilla Ambalama stands on 18  massive cement pillars and is a comparatively large ambalama located at the Deevilla Junction. Out of the 18 pillars , 4 pillars holds the center part of the roof while other others lies surrounding the building. According to a plaque in front of the building, this was built by the “Aparadamardhana Grama Sanvardhana Samithiya” in 1948.

Deevilla  lies on the Dodangaslanda – Matale Road 15 km from the Matale town.

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Map of Deevilla Ambalama

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Driving Directions to Deevilla Ambalama

Route from Matale to Deevilla Ambalama

Though : Dambulla Road
distance : 15 km
Travel time : 20 mintutes
Driving directions : see on google map


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