The Veheragala Ruins of Damana lies in the village of Peranigama in Veheragala inside the area known as the 19A colony. These remains of the ancient Digamadulla Kingdom was declared as a protected archaeological site by the Government with the Gazette issued on 10th October 2014, and describes the location as follows ;
“Rock with archaeological ruins of “Veheragala” in the colony No. 19A in Grama Niladari Division W/25/C Weheragala in the Divisional Secretary’s Division, Damana in Ampara District in Eastern Province. (latitude 07º 14166′ N and longitude 081º 77674′ E).”
GPS location is marked based on the above description. However it is recommended to get more information from the surrounding villages and directions to the site beforehand.
Map of Veheragala Archaeological Site in Damana
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Travel Directions to Veheragala Archaeological Site in Damana
|From Ampara to Veheragala Archaeological Site
|Through : Eragama
Distance : 32 km
Travel time : 1 hour
Time to spend : 15-30 mins
Driving directions : see on google map