Weranketagoda Archaeological Ruins in Ampara – අම්පාර වෑරන්කැටගොඩ ග්‍රාමයේ පුරාවිද්‍යා භූමිය

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Mayadunne Agrarian Services Office and the adjoining land with the Weranketagoda Archaeological Ruins

Mayadunne Agrarian Services Office and the adjoining land with the Weranketagoda Archaeological Ruins

Weranketagoda lies between Uhana and Gonagolla on the Ampara – Mahaoya route about 15 km away from Ampara. The archaeological site of Weranketagoda consists of a ruins of ancient building with the floor laid with granite slabs. This ruined building lies on the vacant land right of the ” Mayadunne Govijana Sewa Madyasthanaya” (Mayadunne Agrarian Services Office) right next to the road. This site has been declared as a protected archaeological site by the Government with the Gazette issued on 26th December 2014 and is described in the gazette as follows ;

“Site with other archeological evidences including the building with laid down stone tablets and the wall around the building situated towards south from Agrarian Services office of Werankotagoda village situated in Grama Niladhari Division No. W/104A/005, Mayadunna in the Divisional Secretary’s Division, Uhana in Ampara District in Eastern Province. (Latitude 07º25´ 12´´ N and longitude 081º37´ 16´´ E).”

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Travel Directions to Weranketagoda Archaeological Ruins

Route from Ampara to Weranketagoda Archaeological Ruins

Through : Uhana – Gonagolla
Distance : 17.5 km
Travel time : 25 mins
Time to spent : 5-10 mins
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