Tag: Mahaoya

Kahatagasyaya Archaeological Ruins – කහටගස්යාය පුරාවිද්‍යා භූමිය

Kahatagasyaya Mountain Range

This site lies on a rocky plain in the remote village of Kahatagasyaya in Uhana. The ruins including a rock cut flight of steps, chisel holing and crucible was declared as a protected archaeological site in 2014.

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Bulathwaththayaya Archaeological Ruins in Kahatagasyaya – කහටගස්යාය බුලත්වත්තයාය පුරාවිද්‍යා භූමිය

Ruins of the ancient stupa at the Nella Archaeological Ruins at Namaloya

This site lies surrounding small hillock in the area known as Bulathwaththayaya in the remote village of Kahatagasyaya in Uhana. The ruins including a rock inscription, and a dagoba mound was declared as a protected archaeological site in 2014.

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Kahatagasyaya Dissa Wewa Bund and related Ruins in Uhana – කහටගස්යාය දිසා වැව බැම්ම හා ඊට සම්බන්ධ පුරාවිද්‍යා සාධක

The road towards Kahatagasyaya Village

Dissa Wewa is an ancient reservoir in the remote village of Kahatagasyaya in Uhana. The ruins including Ancient spill made of blocks of rock, the bund and the ruins of the rock plain connected to bund was declared as a protected archaeological site in 2014.

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Kahatagasyaya Madana Perani Vehera Archaeological Ruins in Uhana – කහටගස්යාය මඩාන පැරණි වෙහෙර පුරාවිද්‍යා භූමිය

Kahatagasyaya Mountain Range

On a forested hillock in the remote village of Kahatagasyaya lies the ancient Buddhist site of Madana Perani Vehera. The ruins including an ancient stupa at this site was declared as a protected archaeological site in 2014.

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Tissa Purana Rajamaha Viharaya in Mahaoya – මහඔය තිස්ස පුරාණ රජමහා විහාරය පුරාවිද්‍යා භූමිය

The temple premises of Unuwathurabubula Tissa Purana Rajamaha Viharaya in Mahaoya

Tissa Purana Rajamaha Viharaya is an ancient Buddhist temple in the Unuwathurabubula in Maha Oya. The temple lies just 3.7 km away from the popular hot water wells of Mahaoya.

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Unuwathurabubula Veheragala Aranya Senasanaya in Mahaoya – මහඔය උණුවතුරබුබුල වෙහෙරගල ආරන්‍ය සේනාසනය පුරාවිද්‍යා භූමිය

Ruins of Unuwathurabubula Veheragala Aranya Senasanaya in Mahaoya

Veheragala (Weheragala) is a rocky outcrop in the village known as Unuwathurabubula in Mahaoya. The village is so named due to the famous hot water spring known as the “Mahaoya Hot Water Wells”. The ancient ruins found at this rock has been placed on to the 2nd century BC.

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Harasgala Gallen Viharaya in Mahaoya – මහඔය හරස්ගල ගල්ලෙන් විහාරය පුරාවිද්‍යා භූමිය

Ancient drip ledge caves of Harasgala Gallen Viharaya

Harsgala Gallen Viharaya, the current Buddhist temple is built upon an ancient aramaic complex which probably has a history going back to the period of king Saddhatissa (137-119 BC) of Anuradhapura kingdom

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