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Manankattiya Wewa

Manankattiya Wewa (Sinhala: මානන්කට්ටිය වැව) is a reservoir situated in Manankattiya in Anuradhapura District, Sri Lanka. It is located about 32 km southeast of Anuradhapura and 7 km west of Hurulu Wewa . History This tank has been identified a…

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Hiriwadunna Wewa

Hiriwadunna Wewa (Sinhala: හිරිවඩුන්න වැව) is a reservoir situated in Hiriwadunna in Anuradhapura District, Sri Lanka.  History This tank is probably the ancient Aggivaddhamanaka tank built by King Vasabha [(67-111 A.D.) Nicholas, 1963]. In t…

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Sithra Velayutha Swamy Kovil (Kovil Porathivu)

Sithra Velayutha Swamy Kovil (Tamil: சித்ரா வேலாயுத சுவாமி கோவில், கோவில் பொரதீவு; Sinhala: සිත්ර වේලායුද ස්වාමි කෝවිල, කෝවිල් පොරතිව්) is a Hindu shrine situated in Kovil Porathivu in Batticaloa District, Sri Lanka. History According to loc…

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Kannathiddy Kali Kovil

Photo credit: Google street view Kannathiddy Kali Kovil (Tamil: கண்ணத்திட்டி காளி கோவில்; Sinhala: කණ්ණතිඩ්ඩි කාලි කෝවිල) is a Hindu shrine situated in Kannathiddy in Vannarpannai in Jaffna District, Sri Lanka. It is dedicated to the goddess…

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Veyil Ugantha Pillaiyar Temple

Photo credit: Google street view Veyil Ugantha Pillaiyar Temple (Tamil: வெயில் உகந்த பிள்ளையார் கோவில்; Sinhala: වෙයිල් උගන්ත පිල්ලයාර් කෝවිල) is a Hindu shrine situated in Nallur in Jaffna District, Sri Lanka. History According to Yalpana …

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Malagammana Viharaya

Malagammana Viharaya (Sinhala: මාලගම්මන විහාරය) is a Buddhist temple situated in Malagammana village in Kandy District, Sri Lanka. History This temple is said to have been constructed during the reign of Buvanekabahu IV (1344-1353 A.D.). It i…

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Aralaganwila Wewa

Aralaganwila Wewa (Sinhala: අරලගංවිල වැව) is a reservoir situated in Polonnaruwa District, Sri Lanka.  History This tank which was in a state of ruins was restored in 1956 (Arumugam, 1969).  The reservoir The bund of the reservoir is about …

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Ethimale Wewa

Ethimale Wewa   Etimole, Ettimole Wewa (Sinhala: ඇතිමලේ වැව) is a reservoir situated in Monaragala District, Sri Lanka.  History This tank has been constructed in an ancient district called Uruvela-mandala or Etumala (Nicholas, 1963). Queen Sug…

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Heenatipana Ambalama

The Heenatipana Ambalama (also known as Mawanella Molligoda Pinkumbura Ambalama ) (Sinhala: හීනටිපන අම්බලම, මාවනැල්ල මොල්ලිගොඩ පිංකුඹුරේ අම්බලම) is an old wayside rest situated in Mawanella Molligoda village in Kagalle District, Sri Lanka.  Hist…

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Kaluwila Mee Tree

Photo credit: Google street view The Kaluwila Mee Tree (also known as Kaluwila Mee Gasa ) (Sinhala: කළුවිල මී ගස) was an old tree situated in Kaluwila village in Anuradhapura District Sri Lanka. The tree which was standing on the bund of Kal…

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Leonard Woolf's Tamarind Tree

Photo credit: Google Street View Leonard Woolf's Tamarind Tree, also known as Leonard Woolf's Siyambala Tree (Sinhala: ලෙනාඩ් වුල්ෆ් ගේ සියඹලා ගස), situated in Meegahajandura village in Hambantota District is believed to be one of the…

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Balana Kadawatha Jack Tree

Photo credit: Google street view The Kadawatha Jack Tree , also known as Kadawatha Kos Tree (Sinhala: බලන කඩවත කොස් ගස), situated in Balana village in Kandy District is believed to be one of the Historic and Ancient trees in Sri Lanka . The t…

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Pilawala Tamarind Tree

The Pilawala Tamarind Tree (also known as Pilawala Siyambala Tree ) (Sinhala: පිලවල සියඹලා ගස) situated in Pilawala village in Kandy District is believed to be one of the Historic and Ancient Trees in Sri Lanka . The tree is located on the waysi…

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Rameswaram Inscription of Nissankamalla

The Rameswaram Inscription of King Nissankamalla (Sinhala: නිශ්ශංකමල්ල රජුගේ රාමේෂ්වරම් ගල් ආසන ලිපිය) is a 12th-century Sinhalese inscription discovered from the premises of Ramanathaswamy Temple in Rameswaram in Tamil Nadu, India.  The stone s…

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Yataththawala Tempita Viharaya

Yataththawala Tempita Viharaya , also known as Yataththawala Sri Bodhivamsarama Raja Maha Viharaya (Sinhala: යටත්තාවල ටැම්පිට විහාරය, යටත්තාවල ශ්‍රී බෝධිවංශාරාම විහාරය), is a Buddhist temple situated in Yataththawala village in Kurunegala Distr…

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