Tag: Habaraduwa

Malgamandeniya Ambalama in Akurana – අකුරණ මල්ගමන්දෙණිය අම්බලම

Malgamandeniya Ambalama in Akurana

Malgamandeniya is a small agricultural village in Akurana, Matale District. The wooden Ambalama at Malgamandeniya lies on the edge of a paddy field interior to the main road. The structure stands on 4 huge raised wooden beams. The roof is

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Mangalagama Ambalama – මංගලගම අම්බලම

Mangalagama Ambalama

Mangalagama is known for 2 landmarks, one is the historic Bodhimalakaramaya Temple and and the other is the Mangalagama Ambalama which lies right next to the road.

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Bothale Wela Meda Ambalama in Gampaha – බෝතලේ වෙල මැද අම්බලම

Bothale Ambalama

In the middle of lush green paddy fields of Bothale lies an dilapidated Ambalama neglected by the authorities. The history of the Bothale village goes back to times of King Gothabaya (253-266 AD) of Anuradhapura kingdom.

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Padiwita Ambalama in Matale – පැරණි පඩිවිට අම්බලම

Padiwita Ambalama in Matale

Padiwita Ambalama, and ancient wayside rest lies in middle of a paddy field in the Matale District. History of this Ambalama is not known but it can be presumed that this has been built during the Kandyan kingdom, before the British invasion.

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Habaraduwa Meepe Ambalama – හබරාදූව මීපේ අම්බලම

Meepe Keselkaduwa Temple

Meepe Ambalama, the 300 year old travellers’ rest at Meepe in Habaraduwa, has been left to the mercy of the elements without any attention being paid to it by the government or connoisseurs of ancient buildings and antiquities. The historic

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