A rock plain called Kudakalli rock with ruins of ancient buildings and steps hewn in to the living rock of a ancient temple complex in the Kudakalli Village near Kudakalli lagoon in Pottuvil has been declared as a protected archaeological site by the Government with the Gazette issued on 10th October 2014, and describes the location as follows ;
“Rock boulder called Kudakalli with ancient buildings and stairways situated near Kudakalli lagoon belonging to Kudakalli village in Grama Niladhari Division No. P 18 Sinnaulla in Divisional Secretary’s Division Pothuvil, in Ampara District in Eastern Province. (latitude 06º 49′ 11” N and longitude 081º 49′ 22.3” E).”
GPS location is marked based on the above description. However it is recommended to get more information and directions before attempting to visit the place.
Map of Kudakalli Rock Archaeological Site in Arugam Bay
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Travel Directions to Kudakalli Rock Archaeological Site in Arugam Bay
Route from Pottuvil to Kudakalli Rock Archaeological Site
|Through : Panama Road|
Distance : 7 km
Travel time : 15 mins
Time to spend : 30 mins
Driving directions : see on google map