Ruins of part of a ancient Buddhist monastery lies in the area known as Nawamedagama in Dehiaththakandiya. The whole area is now a large paddy field and only remains are few stone pillars in the middle of this field which was declared as a protected archaeological monument by the Gazette issued on 10th October 2014, and describes the location of as follows ;
“Site of ruins with stone pillars at the place of (Latitude 07º 34′ 07.6” N and longitude 081º 01′ 15.1” E) in paddy land No. 148, Nawamedagama situated in Grama Niladhari Division No. 142/B, Nawamedagama in the Divisional Secretary’s Division Dehiaththakandiya in Ampara District in Eastern Province.”
Map of Dehiattakandiya Nawamedagama Archaeological Site
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Travel Directions to Dehiattakandiya Nawamedagama Archaeological Site
Route from Mahiyanganaya to Nawamedagama Archaeological Site
|Through : Girandurukotte|
Distance : 30 km
Travel time : 45 minutes.
Time to spent : 15 mins
Driving directions : see on google map