Sengamuwa Archaeological Site – ලාහුගල සෙන්ගමුව පුරාවිද්‍යා භූමිය

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The road towards the Sengamuwa Reservoir from Siyambalanduwa - Pottuvil road
The road towards the Sengamuwa Reservoir from Siyambalanduwa – Pottuvil road

Sengamuwa is a small village you will  find on the road to Pottuvil passing the Lahugala Kotavehera. Some ancient stone pillars with ruins of buildings close the Sengamuwa Reservoir 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;

“Rock plain with stairways, signs of chisel holing and other archaeological evidences in Sengamuwa village (latitude 6º53′ 37” N and longitude 81º 46 00′ E) situated at Grama Niladhari Division Victor estate 02 P 17 in Divisional Secretary’s Division Pothuvil, in Ampara District in Eastern Province.”

GPS location is marked based on the above description. However it is recommended to get more information and directions before attempting to visit the place.

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Map of  Lahugala Sengamuwa Archaeological Site

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Travel Directions to Lahugala Sengamwa Archaeological Site

 Route from Siyambalanduwa to Lahugala Sengamuwa Archaeological Site

Through : Pottuvil Road
Distance : 26 km
Travel time : 30 mins
Time to spend : 15-30 mins
Driving directions : see on google map