Hagirigolla Kotavehera Archaeological Site in Hingurana – හිඟුරාන හාගිරිගොල්ල කොටවෙහෙර පුරාවිද්‍යා භූමිය

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Hingurana,  which belongs to the Ampara district has been part of the ancient Digamdulla Kingdom which had flourished since the pre – christian era.

On the south to the Gal Oya river, in the middle of a paddy filed in the area known as Hagirigolla in the village known as Keenawaththa in Kotavehera, lies ruins of a ancient stupa on a rock plain. These ruins has been declared as a protected archaeological site by the Government with the Gazette issued on 26th December 2014, and describes the location as follows ;

“Rock plane with ancient Chaithya and evidences of buildings in the middle of paddy field at the place called Hagirigolla-Kotawehera belonging to Grama 09 Keenawaththa village situated in Grama Niladhari Division No. W/27/E, Keenawaththa in the Divisional Secretary’s Division, Damana in Ampara District in Eastern Province. (Latitude 07º24´ 250´´N and longitude 81º63´ 63.8´´E).”

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Travel Directions to Hingurana Hagirigolla Kotavehera Archaeological Site

Route from Ampara to Hagirigolla Kotavehera Archaeological Site

Through : Galmaduwa
Distance :13 km
Travel time :30 min
Time to spend : 30  mins
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