Radella is a remote village lying close to the Heda Oya river in Panama belonging to Lahugala Divisional Secretary area in Ampara District.
A rock plain on the route to the Radella Reservoir 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 plain with archaeological evidences at the place of latitude 06º 81631′ N and longitude 081º 76604′ E in Radella village in Grama Niladari Division No. PP 04 Panama North in the Divisional Secretary’s Division, Lahugala in Ampara District in Eastern Province”
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. It is very unlikely that you would get any assistance in locating this site from the predominately non buddhist villagers who would prefer to see such sites disappear.
Map of Radella Archaeological Site I
The map above also shows other places of interest within a approximately 20 km radius of the current site. Click on any of the markers and the info box to take you to information of these sites.
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Travel Directions to Radella Archaeological Site I
Route from Pottuvil to Radella Archaeological Site I
|Through : Panama|
Distance : 18 km
Travel time : 45 mins
Time to spend : 15-30 mins
Driving directions : see on google map