Bakmeedeniya Purana Viharaya is an old temple in the Bakmeedeniya village in Dehiattakandiya. Archaeologists have discovered sediments of stone tools of pre historic era in the temple premises and this area was declared as a protected archaeological site by the Government on the Gazette issued on 10th October 2014, and describes the location as follows ;
“227. Rock, where sediments of stone tools of pre historic era are scattered, belonging to the premises of Bakmeedeniya Purana Vihara situated in Grama Niladhari Division No. 142/K, Bakmeedeniya in the Divisional Secretary’s Division Dehiaththakandiya in Ampara District in Eastern Province. ”
Map of Dehiattakandiya Bakmeedeniya Purana Viharaya Archaeological Ruins
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Travel Directions to Dehiattakandiya Bakmeedeniya Purana Viharaya Archaeological Ruins
Route from Dehiattakandiya to Bakmeedeniya Purana Viharaya Archaeological Ruins
|Through : Dehiattakandiya – Dimbulagala Road|
Distance : 4.3 km
Travel time : 10 mins
Time to spent : 15-30 mins
Driving directions : see on google map