A flight of steps carved on a rock at a gravel road running through a paddy field in the Galapitagala village in Uhana, Ampara has been declared as a protected archaeological site by the Government with the Gazette issued on 26th December 2014 and is described in the gazette as follows ;
“Small rock with plight of steps near the road of paddy field No. 32/109 belonging to Galapitagala village situated in Grama Niladhari Division No. W/104/C, Galapitagala East in the Divisional Secretary’s Division, Uhana in Ampara District in Eastern Province. (Latitude 07º27´ 34´´ N and longitude 081º39´ 17´´ E).”
GPS locations are marked based on the above descriptions. However it is recommended to get directions to the site beforehand.
Map of Galapitagala Village Archaeological Ruins
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Travel Directions to Galapitagala Village Archaeological Ruins
Route from Ampara to Galapitagala Village Archaeological Ruins
|Through : Uhana – Gonagolla|
Distance : 24 km
Travel time : 45 mins
Time to spent : 15 mins
Driving directions : see on google map