This site lies surrounding small hillock in the area known as Bulathwaththayaya in the remote village of Kahatagasyaya in Uhana. The ruins including a rock inscription, and a dagoba mound was declared as a protected archaeological site by the Government with the Gazette issued on 10th October 2014, and describes the location as follows ;
“Small rock with rock inscription and hillock of Dagoba at the place called Bulathwaththayaya in Kahatagasyaya village situated in Grama Niladhari Division No. W/100/ A/180, kahatagasyaya in the Divisional Secretary’s Division Uhana in Ampara District in Eastern Province. (latitude 07º 19′ 05” N and longitude 081º 34′ 08”E).”
GPS location is marked based on the above description. But this location doesn’t seems right, its recommended to get directions to the Bulathwaththayaya ruins from a villager in Kahatagasyaya.
Map of Kahatagasyaya Bulathwaththayaya Archaeological
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Travel Directions to Bulathwaththayaya Archaeological Ruins in Kahatagasyaya
Route from Ampara to Bulathwaththayaya Archaeological Ruins
|Through : Uhana|
Distance :16 km
Travel time : 30 mins + hike
Time to spent : 30 mins
Driving directions : see on google map