Welikanda Thrikonamaduwa Archaeological Site (වැලිකන්ද ත්‍රිකෝණමඩුව පුරාවිද්‍යා භූමිය)

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Thrikonamaduwa (Thrikonamadu) lies between Welikanda – Trincomalee remote and desolate road through animal infested forests which mainly used by surrounding villages.

The site known as Thrikonamaduwa (Thrikonamadu) with Stupa complex, ruins of buildings, cave complex, flight of stairs and other archaeological factors allotted by Geographical data Nos.mentioned below in the Wildlife conservation zone of Somawathie in 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.

The location is given as

North Latitudes East Longitudes

8° 6′ 31.29”N – 81° 15′ 0.09” E
8° 6′ 23.33”N – 81° 14 56.38” E
8° 6′ 29.45”N – 81° 15′ 14.69” E
8° 6′ 22.12”N – 81° 15′ 14.62” E

References

  • Wikramanayaka, V. (2023) ‘Monuments to be declared as Ancient Monuments’, The Gazette of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka EXTRAORDINARY, 2317/57, p. 4A.

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Travel Directions to Welikanda Pansalgala Archaeological Site

The modern town of Polonnaruwa is also known as New Town, and the other part of Polonnaruwa remains the royal ancient city of the Kingdom of Polonnaruwa.

Route from Colombo to Polonnaruwa Sacred CityRoute from Kandy to Polonnaruwa Sacred City
Through: Central Highway – Kurunegala – Dambulla
Distance from Colombo: 230 km
Travel Time: 4.45 hours
Driving Directions: See on Google map
Through : Maradankadawala – Habarana
Distance: 103 km
Travel Time: 2 hours
Driving Directions: see on Google map
Route from Anuradhapura to Polonnaruwa Sacred CityRoute from Batticaloa to Polonnaruwa Sacred City
Through : Maradankadawala – Habarana
Distance: 103 km
Travel Time: 2 hours
Driving Directions: See on Google map
Through : Maradankadawala – Habarana
Distance: 103 km
Travel Time : 2 hours
Driving Directions: see on Google map
Route from Polonnaruwa to Welikanda Thrikonamaduwa Archaeological Site
Through : Manampitiya – Welikanda
Distance : 51 km
Travel time : 1.15 hour
Driving directions : see on google map

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