Sungawila Pulayadipattiya Archaeological Ruins (සුංගාවිල පුලියාඩිපට්ටිය පුරාවිද්‍යා භූමිය)

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The site with archaeological monuments known as Pulayadipattiya allotted by Geographical data Nos. mentioned below in wildlife conservation zone of Somawathie in Sungawila Village in the Grama Niladhari Division No. 137 of Sungawila in Lankapura Divisional Secretary’s Division in Polonnaruwa District, North Central Province was declared as an archaeological is monument in 1st February 2023.

The location is given as

North Latitudes East Longitudes
8.090601204 N – 81.13682083 E
8.090549398 N – 81.13656542 E
8.090769744 N – 81.13638769 E
8.090865833 N – 81.13673444 E

This site lies 7.9km from Sungawila on the road to Somawathi Rajamaha Viharaya. The location is about 180 meters in to the elephant infested jungles of Somawathiya from the road.


  • Wikramanayaka, V. (2023) ‘Monuments to be declared as Ancient Monuments’, The Gazette of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka EXTRAORDINARY, 2317/57, p. 4A.

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Travel Directions to Sungawila Pulayadipattiya Archaeological Ruins

The modern town of Polonnaruwa is also known as New Town, and the other part of Polonnaruwa remains the royal ancient city of the Kingdom of Polonnaruwa.

Route from Colombo to Polonnaruwa Sacred CityRoute from Kandy to Polonnaruwa Sacred City
Through : Central Highway – Kurunegala – Dambulla
Distance from Colombo :230 km
Travel Time : 4.45 hours
Driving Directions : see on Google map
Through : Matale – Dambulla – Habarana
Distance : 140 km
Travel Time : 3.5 hours
Driving Directions : see on Google maps
Route from Anuradhapura to Polonnaruwa Sacred CityRoute from Batticaloa to Polonnaruwa Sacred City
Though : Maradankadawala – Habarana
Distance : 103 km
Travel Time : 2 hours
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Though : Chenkaladi – Valachchena
Distance : 97 km
Travel Time : 2 hours
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Route from Polonnaruwa to Sungawila Pulayadipattiya Archaeological Ruins
Through : Somawathiya Road
Distance : 33 km
Travel time : 50 mins
Driving directions : see on google map


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