Archaeological Ruins of Kivulekadawala Shailabimbaramaya Viharaya
The Kivulekadawala Shalilabimbarama is a temple built on a ancient temple complex in Kivulekadawala on the Adampane – Kuchchaveli road near a reservoir. Granite pillars where buildings stood proud in the ancient times can be seen scattered round. Ruins of an ancient image house and a life size standing Buddha statue destroyed by the LTTE Terrorists can also be seen at this site.
Prof. Senarath Paranavithana has discussed an Athani Pillar inscription in Kivulekada containing the eight auspicious symbols (Atamagala) of King Sena I (9th century AD) . [Is it located here?]
Map of Archaeological Ruins of Kivulekadawala Shailabimbaramaya Viharaya
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Driving Directions of Archaeological Ruins of Kivulekadawala Shailabimbaramaya Viharaya
|From Tricomalee to Archaeological Ruins of Kivulekadawala Shailabimbaramaya Viharaya|
|Via : Gomarankadawala|
Distance : 47 km
Traveling time 1 hour
Time to S\spend : about 30 mins
Driving Directions : See Google Maps here