Sunday, January 3, 2021

Dehikindayaya Ambalama, Passara

Dehikindayaya Ambalama Dehikindayaya Ambalama is an old wayside rest situated in Passara in Badulla District, Sri Lanka.

History
Ambalamas are traditional resting places built by locals to accommodate wayfarers who were travelling to distant places. They were also used as a place for people to gather, hold meetings and serve as a public place in society. During the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries, Ambalamas were spread all over the country.

The structure
Presently, the Ambalama lies on the verge of a paddy field called Ulpan Arawa. The structure is square in shape and made of brick and mortar. The four-sided roof which is mainly held by four brick pillars at the corners of the structure has been covered with modern clay tiles.

Location Map
This page was last updated on 2 January 2022
For a complete tourist map follow this link: Lankapradeepa Tourist Map

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