Samanbedda Ancient Cave Temple at Ampara – අම්පාර සමන්බැද්ද ලෙන් විහාරය
Samanbedda cave temple is an ancient temple complex lying close to the Ampara town.This complex is believed to be built by king Saddhatissa (137-119 BC).
Large number of ruins including a ancient stupa overgrown weed, atleast 3 Sri Pathul Gal ( footprint of Buddha carved on a granite slab), stone pillars and moonstones can be seen scattered on this ancient site. No proper archeological study has been done at Samanbedda.
Map of Samanbedda Ancient Cave Temple at Ampara
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Travel Directions to Samanbedda Ancient Cave Temple at Ampara
Route from Ampara to Samanbedda Ancient Cave Temple
|Though : Mahaoya Road|
Distance : 7 km
Time to Spend : 30 mins – 1 hour
Travel time : 10 mins
Driving directions : see on google map