Meegahapallama Sellakoya Archaeological Site – මීගහපල්ලම සෙල්ලක්ඔය පුරාවිද්යා භූමිය
Meegahapallama is a farming village on the Kalugolla-Devalahida road between Wadinagala and Ampara.The ancient ruins at the area known as “Sellak Oya” 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 ;
“The site of ruins with hillocks covering Chaithyas, building site with stone pillars, flight of steps in the place called “Sellak Oya” belonging to Meegahapallama village in Grama Niladari Division Dewalahinda W/26/E in the Divisional Secretary’s Division, Damana in Ampara District in Eastern Province. (latitude 07º 17976′ N and longitude 081º 56398’E).”
Based on the above GPS location this Archaeological site is situated on rocky outcrop which belongs to the “Wickramashila Rajamaha Viharaya” of Meegahapallama.
Map of Sellakoya Archaeological Site
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Travel Directions to Sellakoya Archaeological Site
Route from Siyambalanduwa to Sellakoya Archaeological Site
|Through : Wadinagala|
Distance : 36 km
Travel time : 45 mins
Time to spend : 30-60 mins
Driving directions : see on google map