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Ibbankatuwa Megalithic Tombs

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Pre-historic Burial Site – Well preserved and maintained

We visited the little-known Ibbankatuwa megalithic tomb site situated five kilometres from Dambulla... read more

Reviewed September 11, 2018
Seevali D
Fascinating archaeological site on the way to Sigiriya

This is a pre historic tomb of native Sri Lankans. Carbon testing confirms to be 4000 yrs old. This... read more

Reviewed August 28, 2018
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Reviewed September 11, 2018

We visited the little-known Ibbankatuwa megalithic tomb site situated five kilometres from Dambulla along Dambulla – Kurunegala Road. The site is about half a kilometre down the road next to the easily visible signboard. After purchasing our tickets we walked along a well-maintained fence made...More

Thank Seevali D
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

This is a pre historic tomb of native Sri Lankans. Carbon testing confirms to be 4000 yrs old. This amply displays the rich cultural heritage of Sri Lanka. Easily accessible as it is by the main road. Satisfactory tourist facilities. Place nicely maintained. Descriptions are...More

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Reviewed June 17, 2018

Didn't know how important this place until we visited and it was amazing what they have found out. This is history changing place and important for the whole world. These findings redefine the Sri Lankan history and some mythical lies. parents don't miss this with...More

Thank anushaasan
Reviewed April 26, 2018

Set in a picturesque environment. Gives an idea of ancient tombs. Nothing much to do around here except seeing this.

Thank Rameendra S
Reviewed April 6, 2018

on our way to our hotel our guide suddenly turned into this amazing place - not on our schedule. But what and amazing place dating back to the Iron Age and shows how these people lived all those years ago. The site was very interesting...More

1  Thank ScotsmanEssexUK
Reviewed February 20, 2018 via mobile

Our driver stoped here because he had never been and was curious I am glad he did Nice little historical site which is beautiful and well maintained Small museum of finds Interesting to see the remaining elements of this ancient culture

2  Thank Albia-Newton
Reviewed January 13, 2018

It is amazing I saw a bill board about ancient crematory while passing Kurunegala- Dambulla Road in Sri Lanka. The site is very nicely planned and the staff is there to explain in case of you are more in to details. There you can see...More

Thank Cabe A
Reviewed January 13, 2018

This is a well preserved and arranged ancient burial site around 600BC. Those who lived in Sri Lanka at that time had the technology to make pottery and toughen them using heat. They have cremated the dead and deposited ash in a clay pot with...More

Thank Amila Dananjaya D
Reviewed December 13, 2017

This ancient burial , reveals an ancient burial site of megalithic pre- historic age of Sri Lanka.,easy way to find few kilometers from Dabulla town on the kurunagala road .

Thank Dasunpathmakumara
Reviewed August 15, 2017

This ancient burial place lays on the way from colombo towards dambulla, about 5 km before the Dambulla city The place is well maintained and offers you a nice view on early human life. The ceramics and pots from the excavations are currently stored in...More

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