Samapura Vehragodella is a hillock in the Samapura village which lies just i kilo meter from the Ampara roundabout on the Inginiyagala road on the oppersite side of the Ampara Wewa. The hillock with a dilapidated stupa along with granite ruins of ancient building 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).”
Map of Samapura Veheragodella Archaeological Ruins
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Travel Directions to Samapura Veheragodella Archaeological Ruins
Route from Ampara to Samapura Veheragodella Archaeological Ruins
|Through : Ampara – Inginiyagala Road|
Distance : 1.2 km
Travel time : 10 mins
Time to spent : 20 mins
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