Hungamalagama Sri Jayasundararamaya and Archaeological Ruins in Dehiattakandiya – දෙහිඅත්තකන්ඩිය හුංගමාලගම ශ්‍රී ජයසුන්දරාරාමය සහ පුරාවිද්‍යා භූමිය

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The turn off to the Hungamalagama Village from the Dehiattakandiya - Dimbulagala Road

The turn off to the Hungamalagama Village from the Dehiattakandiya – Dimbulagala Road

Sri Jayasumanaramaya Viharaya in Hungamalagama lies just 1 kilometer  away from the Dehiattakandiya – Dimbulagala Road. This temple is built on top of a ancient monastery with its ruins  consisting of drip ledged caves with inscriptions and ruins of ancient buildings are still visible today. These ruins were declared as a protected archaeological site by the Government on the Gazette issued on 10th October 2014, and describes the location as follows ;

“228. Rock with caves with drip ledges and cave inscriptions, flight of steps and archaeological remains at the premises of Jayasumanarama vihara belonging to Hungamalagama village situated in Grama Niladhari Division No. 142/K, Bakmeedeniya in the Divisional Secretary’s Division Dehiaththakandiya in Ampara District in Eastern Province. (Latitude 07º 41′ 31.4” N and longitude 081º 00′ 36.5” E). ”

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Travel Directions to Dehiattakandiya Hungamalagama Sri Jayasundararamaya and Archaeological Ruins Archaeological Site

Route from Dehiattakandiya to Hungamalagama Sri Jayasundararamaya and Archaeological Ruins Archaeological Site

Through : Dehiattakandiya  – Dimbulagala Road
Distance : 4.5 km
Travel time : 10 mins
Time to spent : 15-30 mins
Driving directions : see on google map

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