Friday, April 30, 2021

Kahaththewela Ambalama

Kahaththewela Ambalama
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The Kahaththewela Ambalama is an old wayside rest situated in Bandarawela in Badulla District, Sri Lanka. 

Ambalamas are traditional resting places built by locals to accommodate wayfarers who were travelling to distant places. 

The Kahaththewela Ambalama is a square-shaped building made of brick and mortar. It is said that there was a Pinthaliya (a water vessel for the use of people) in front of this Ambalama with the date 1927 (Dasanayaka, 2018).

1) Dasanayaka, R., 2018. Ambalama saha samajaya (In Sinhala). S. Godage & Brothers.  pp.115-116.

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