Veddagala Monastery Ruins (අක්කරපත්තුව වැද්දාගල ආරාම නටබුන්)

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Veddagala, a rock-scattered mountain near the legendary Mullikulamalai monastery was once a refuge to the meditating monks, but having been a hideout of LTTE terrorists for the last thirty years Veddagala (Vaddagala, Weddagala, Waddagala)  stands alone today competing with the other mountains to rule the view.

Reminiscent of two people in an embrace, Veddagala is dotted with drip-ledged caves built to house the meditating monks, and inscriptions inside detail the donator and occasion. The rock plateau on the peak affords a stunning view of the surroundings with lush paddy fields, reservoirs and a ruined temple and is the main attraction of Veddagala today.

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Route from Akkaraipattu to Veddagala Monastery Ruins
Through : Akkarapattu – Kalmune road
Distance : 10 km
Travel time : 20 mins
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