Tag: Wilpatthu

Agbopura Megalithic (Sumerian) Ancient Burial Site – අග්බෝපුර මෙගලිතික (සුමේරියන්) ආදි මානව සුසාන භූමිය

Agbopura Megalithic (Sumerian) Ancient Burial Site

The Megalithic Burial Ground at Agbopura in Vavuniya district was first discovered in 1970s and it was reported at almost 100 burials have been discovered spread over an area of 25 acres.

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Wilpattu National Park – විල්පත්තු ජාතික වනෝද්‍යානය

Wilpattu National Park

Size 131,693 hectares Main attractions Leopards, Elephants, spotted Deer, Sambur, Wild Bow, Crocodiles, Water Buffalo, Peacocks and many migratory birds. Situated 180 km from Colombo, and about 40 km from Anuradhapura Wilpattu National park is the largest wild life sanctuary

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Pomparippu Ancient Burial Site – පොම්පරිප්පු ආදී මානව සුසාන භූමිය

Funeral urns excavated from Pomparippu, Puttalam

Pomparippu Ancient Burial Site covers about 3-4 acres of land and may contain about 8000 or so burials containing the remains of 10,000 – 12,000 people.

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