Putupagala Ambalama – පුටුපාගල අම්බලම

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Putupagala Ambalama lies in the village of Putupagala in the Gampaha District. This ambalama is believed to be built by king Weeraparakrama (1477 – 1489) of Kotte kingdom. It is believed that this ambalama would have served as a resting place for pilgrims who travelled from Kotte to the Dekatana Rajamaha Viharaya.

The ambalama is decorated using finely polished granite blocks and it was reported that some of the blocks had been stolen.

The location of this Ambalama is unkown. The Google maps marker points to the Putupagala Junction.

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Map of Putupagala Ambalama

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Travel Directions to Putupagala Ambalama

Route from Colombo to Putupagala Ambalama
distance : 33  km
Travel time : 1.30 hours
Time to Spent : 15  mins
Driving directions : see on google map
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