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Free entry. Not a sole in sight. A group of monkeys live here and they were fascinating to watch. They playfully bounded about the ruins but didn't come too close for comfort. We saw a lizard on the wall too. An excellent place to see...More
This place has a lot of history. Over 2000 years old with statues that are still standing. The old ruins are still partially in the jungle, not yet uncovered, not yet visible. The part that is visible is already large. The new temple has a...More
Velgam Vehera is an ancient Buddhist temple built by King Devanamiyatissa. The temple is situated away from civilization in a forest. The area is very silent and forestry in the area gives a mystical and calm feeling for those who are near by. The temple...More
This place has a beautiful setting of huge old trees and lawns, and the main feature is the remains of a centuries-old Buddhist temple. It was delightful to walk on the ancient stones, and to touch the original standing Buddha image, which was carved out...More
There were lot of ancient ruins. Specially this is a good place if anyone interesting ancient archaeological. Historical informations are displayed in the temple. Roads are in good condition and you can find easily the place.
this is a very old Buddhist temple that was also made into a Hindu temple when Indian invaders took control of that area many centuries ago. The guard stones seen there are unique with almost a flower vase type engravings-not seen this anywhere else in...More
this had built by king Dewanampiyathissa. but doesnt know exactly who had made this. 9km away from trincomalee town. before 2008 this area was under LTTE. but now no any threat. you can travel free and very safely.
This place was not in our tour plan, but we accidentally saw the archeological department sign boards and decide to visit, was a few km drive turning from Trinco Nilaveli road, but worth visiting. ruins of the ancient temple is on one side and newly...More