Hanguranketha Pattini Devalaya – හඟුරන්කෙත පත්තිනි දේවාලය

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Although the origin of the Hanguranketha Pattini Devalaya is unknown, this devalaya has been in existence during the reign of King Rajasinghe II (1635 – 1687) who is reported have carried out renovations at this site.

During the great Uva Wellassa Rebellion in 1818 against the British occupation of the country, this devalaya had been used by the British but no major damages seems to have occurred to the buildings.

There are carving stone tablets of elephants and guards fixed to the outer and inner walls of the Devale. It also has a beautiful roof Vahalkada. At the entrance to shrine the anklets of goddess Pattini are secured in the sanctum as the object of worship.

The Pattini Devalaya building , kitchen, Vahalkada and the protective wall around the devalaya has been named as protected monuments by the Department of Archaeology.

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Travel Directions to Hanguranketha Pattini Devalaya

Route from Kandy to Hanguranketha Pattini Devalaya

Through : Ampitiya – Mailapitiya
Distance :29 km
Travel time : 45 mins
Driving directions : see on google map

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