Wednesday, November 10, 2021

Yatawara Gal Ambalama

Yatawara Gal Ambalama
Yatawara Gal Ambalama (Photo credit: Google street view)

The Yatawara Gal Ambalama is an old wayside rest situated in the Yatawara area in Kandy District, Sri Lanka. 

Ambalama
Ambalamas are traditional resting places built by locals to accommodate wayfarers who were travelling to distant places. The Yatawara gal Ambalama is believed to be one such structure built in the beginning of the 20th century. 

The Ambalama is built on 4 granite pillars and one of the pillars contains an inscription with the year 1903.
Transcript: Buddha varsha dedas harasiya hathlis hathai. Yapa mudiyansege hathveni munuburu pinchi bandara pu..nata 1903
Translation: Buddhist year 2447. Pinchi Bandara ..., the seventh grandson of Yapa Mudiyanse 1903
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This page was last updated on 14 November 2021
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