Samapura Veheragodella Archaeological Ruins in Ampara (අම්පාර සාමපුර වෙහෙරගොඩැල්ල පුරාවිද්‍යා භූමිය)

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Samapura Vehragodella is a hillock in the Samapura village which lies just 1 kilometre from the Ampara roundabout on the Inginiyagala road on the opposite side of the Ampara Wewa. The hillock  with a dilapidated stupa along with granite ruins of ancient buildings was declared as a protected archaeological site by the Government with the Gazette issued on 10th October 2014, and describes the location as follows ;

“Place with hillock with ancient stupa and Stone pillars at the place called Vehera godella belonging to Samapura village situated in the Grama Niladhari Division No. W/89/B, Samapura in the Divisional Secretary’s Division Ampara in Ampara District in Eastern Province. (latitude 07º 17’07.8” N and longitude 081º 39′ 56.7”E).”

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Route from Ampara to Samapura Veheragodella Archaeological Ruins
Through : Ampara – Inginiyagala Road
Distance : 1.2 km
Travel time : 10 mins
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