Evidence of iron smelting in the ancient times in the agricultural village known as Thuwaragala in Dehiaththakandiya. The site at which remains of stone pillars and a site scattered with slag found in Thuwaragala was declared as a protected archaeological monument by the Gazette issued on 10th October 2014, and describes the location of as follows ;
“Site of ruins with stone pillars and the place nearby where slag is scattered at the place of (Latitude 07º 69223′ N and longitude 081º 07778′ E) in Thuwaragala village situated in Grama Niladhari Division No. 142/N, Kadirapura in theDivisional Secretary’s Division Dehiaththakandiya in Ampara District in Eastern Province”
Map of Dehiattakandiya Thuwaragala Archaeological Site
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Travel Directions to Dehiattakandiya Thuwaragala Archaeological Site
Route from Mahiyanganaya to Thuwaragala Archaeological Site
|Through : Girandurukotte|
Distance : 47 km
Travel time : 1 hour
Time to spent : 15 – 30 mins
Driving directions : see on google map