Saturday, February 1, 2020

Udammita Ambalama

The Udammita Ambalama is an old wayside rest in Gampaha District, Sri Lanka. It is located at Udammita junction on the Veyangoda-Ruwanwella road about 1.8 km distance from the Nittambuwa town. 

Ambalama
Udammita Ambalama
Ambalamas are traditional resting places built by locals to accommodate wayfarers who were traveling to distant places. The Ambalama at Udammita is one such structure, believed to have been built in 1829.

Structure
The brick-built building is consists of an open verandah and two rooms. The verandah is relatively large and a short wall goes around it. The entrances of both verandah and the inner part (two doors for two rooms) of the Ambalama are facing the south. The roof is paved with semi-circular clay tiles (Sinhala Ulu).

Conservation
The Ambalama was conserved by the Department of Archaeology on 23 May 2012.

Location Map

This page was last updated on 1 February 2020
For a complete tourist map follow this link: Lankapradeepa Tourist Map

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