The Post Office Road from Medirigiriya ends at the Kaudulla Wewa reservoir. Two kilometers down this road a bridge crosses a feeder canal to the Kaudulu Oya. Traveling on a narrow gravel road for 200 meters just before the bridge will bring you to the ruins of Kattakulama Ancient Amuna.
The ancient anicut on Kavuduluoya lies about 325 meters before it reaches Medirigiriya town. A new anicut has been built just above these ruins today. The ancient anicut of Kaudulu Oya has been built using massive blocks of stone, parts of which still can be found at the site.
Veheragodayaya is a remote village hidden in Polonnaruwa on the borders of Floodplains National Park. The area is heavily farmed, and treasure hunters and farmers have both destroyed and encroached upon portions of the archaeology site.
Welikanda Mutugala Gallen Rajamaha Viharaya Archaeological Site (වැලිකන්ද මුතුගල ගල්ලෙන් රජමහා විහාරය පුරාවිද්යා භූමිය)
Mutugala Gallen Rajamaha Viharaya has been converted in to a forest monastery today with few priests who protect the site from treasure hunters. Of the ruins, a medium sized stupa made of bricks, dilapidated from the ravages of time, vandalised by treasure hunters lie at top of the rock.
Katuwanwila is a predominantly muslim settlement which lies 15km off Sevanagala along the Mahaweli River to the North. Passing the village center and paddy fields, nestled between 2 ponds near the Mahaweli Ganga, lies some ancient buildings which no identification has been done yet.
The site known as Rejinagala with the mound of Stupa, ruins of buildings, cave complex and other archaeological factors in area known as Mahaweli reservation Sinhapura Village in the Grama Niladhari Division No. 286 in the Welikanda Divisional Secretary’s Division in Polonnaruwa District, North Central Province was declared as an archaeological is monument in 1st February 2023.
Molahitiya Velegala is a long rocky outcrop in Kuda Ulpatha village in Dimbulagala, Nuwarakalaviya. The site is about 1.5 km from Kuda Ulpota, and is a low rock terrain with three or four parallel narrow ridges along its length running east to west in parallel to Dimbulagala rock.
The archaeological site with ruins of building in Kuda Patunugama Village i in Polonnaruwa District, North Central Province was declared as an archaeological is monument in 1st February 2023.
If you are traveling to Somawathi Chethiya, the last populated village you will come across is Sungavila before entering the jungles of Somawathi. Sungavila is an agricultural village which mainly depends on paddy cultivation.
The site known as Thrikonamaduwa (Thrikonamadu) with Stupa complex, ruins of buildings, cave complex, flight of stairs and other archaeological factors in the Wildlife conservation zone of Somawathie in Sinhapura Village in the Welikanda Divisional Secretary’s Division was declared as an archaeological is monument in 1st February 2023.
Handapanwila Rajamaha Viharaya lies in the rocky outcrop known as “Duwegala” in Handapanwila village in Dimbulagala area. Duwegala (Duvegala) has been an ancient Buddhist Monastery and the ruins including a stupa, rock inscriptions and remains of buildings.
Nagollakanda Na Sevana Aranya Senasanaya Archaeological Site (නාගොල්ලකන්ද නා සෙවණ ආරණ්ය සේනාසනය පුරාවිද්යා භූමිය)
Na Sevana Aranya Senasanaya forest monastery lies on a rocky area known as Nagollakanda in Manampitiya in Polonnaruwa District. To access this site, one must travel to Manampitiya from Polonnaruwa on the Batticaloa road. 2.3 km pass the turn off to Dimbulagala, there is a narrow gravel road which leads to the Nagollakanda forest monastery.
Welikanda Pansalgala is a rocky area situated in Polonnaruwa District, deep inside Welikanda region. To access this site, one must travel to Welikanda from Polonnaruwa on the Batticaloa road. From Welikanda, a narrow road spanning 13 kilometers, passing through Maithreegama, leads to the destination inside the jungles of Welikanda.
Archaeological Ruins of Welikanda Kavudagala Aranya Senasanaya (වැලිකන්ද කවුඩාගල ආරණ්ය පුරාවිද්යා භූමිය)
Kavudagala rocky area consist of a large ancient stupa, stone pillars of ancient buildings, steps, guardstones, moonstones which adorned the entrances of these ancient buildings, Sri Pathul Gal, a stone Chatra of the stupa, a natural rock pool, caves with dripleges and inscriptions on the donation of these caves to the Sangha.
Sungawila Pulayadipattiya Ihala Archaeological Ruins (සුංගාවිල පුලියාඩිපට්ටිය ඉහළ පුරාවිද්යා භූමිය)
The site with archaeological monuments known as Pulayadipattiya Ihala allotted by Geographical data Nos. mentioned below in wildlife conservation zone of Somawathie in Sungawila Village in the Grama Niladhari Division No. 137 of Sungawila in Lankapura Divisional Secretary’s Division in Polonnaruwa District, North Central Province was declared as an archaeological is monument in 1st January 2023.
The site with archaeological monuments known as Pulayadipattiya allotted by Geographical data Nos. mentioned below in wildlife conservation zone of Somawathie in Sungawila Village in the Grama Niladhari Division No. 137 of Sungawila in Lankapura Divisional Secretary’s Division in Polonnaruwa District, North Central Province was declared as an archaeological is monument in 1st January 2023.
There had been an ancient jungle path between the Namal Pokuna Monastery and Dimbulagala which even today the locals know of. Between these two monasteries lies a cave which is said to being the adobe of Dimbulagala Maha Kashyapa Thero who had held the position of Maha Swami, the highest position of the order of the Sangha.