The hillock at Malgahaussa consist of ancient Buddhist ruins including a stupa and granite pillars and many other archaeological artifacts in the Pollebedda area in Mahaoya. The ruins surrounding this hillock was declared as a protected archaeological site by the Government on the Gazette issued on 10th October 2014, and describes the location as follows ;
“Buddhist Monastery complex with hillock of ancient Chaitya, all places of buildings with stone pillars and other archaeological evidences at the place of (Latitude 07º 46′ 03.3” N and longitude 081º 39′ 55.8” E) at the foot of Malgahaussa hill belonging to Galwalayaya village situated in the Grama Niladhari Division, Pollebedda in the Divisional Secretary’s Division, Mahaoya in Ampara District in Eastern Province.”
Map of Mahaoya Malgahaussa Archaeological Ruins
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Travel Directions to Mahaoya Malgahaussa Archaeological Ruins
Route from Mahaoya to Malgahaussa Archaeological Ruins
|Through : Pollebedda|
Distance : 1o km
Travel time : 20 mins
Time to spent : 30-45 mins
Driving directions : see on google map