Ilukpitiya Cave Archaeological Site in Hingurana – හිඟුරාන ඉළුක්පිටිය ගල්ලෙන පුරාවිද්යා භූමිය
Ilukpitiya Archaeological Cave lies close to the Ilukpitiya Rajamaha Viharaya in Hingurana. This cave was declared as a protected archaeological site by the Government with the Gazette issued on 10th October 2014, and describes the location as follows ;
“Ilukpitiya cave in Ilukpitiya village in Grama Niladhari Division W/27/A Peranigama, Hingurana in the Divisional Secretary’s Division, Damana in Ampara District in Eastern Province. (latitude 07º 21455′ N and longitude 081º 66710′ E).”
GPS location is marked based on the above description. However it is recommended to get more information and directions to the site from Ilukpitiya Rajamaha Viharaya.
Map of Ilukpitiya Cave Archaeological Site
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Travel Directions to Ilukpitiya Cave Archaeological Site
Route from Ampara to Ilukpitiya Cave Archaeological Site
|Through : Hingurana
Distance : 15 km
Travel time : 30 mins
Time to spend : 15-30 mins
Driving directions : see on google map