In ancient Sri Lanka Vakaneri was called “Vahaneriya”. In the Vakaneri colony near Valachchenai is an ancient site with a pilfered dagoba and the remains of three structures. There are also the remains of a pond and a stone wall around it.
The site is unlisted and probably neglected. The current status of these ruins is unknown. The exact location of these ruins is also unknown. Any further information on these ruins is welcome.
The below point on the Google map only marks the Vakaneri Colony. The exact location of these ruins is unknown. Any further information on these ruins is welcome.
Map of Ancient Buddhist Ruins at Vakaneri
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Travel Directions to Ancient Buddhist Ruins at Vakaneri
|Route from Colombo to Vakaneri
|Through : Kurunegala – Polonnaruwa – Manampitiya – Welikanda
Distance : 280 km
Travel time : 6 hours
Driving directions : see on google map