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Ibbankatuwa Megalithic Tombs

Ibbankatuwa Megalithic Tombs is an ancient burial site located near the Ibbanlatuwa Wewa (River) in Galewala in the Central Province of Sri Lanka.

Distance from Sigiriya – 21.7 km (30 minutes)

Ibbankatuwa Megalithic Tombs is an ancient burial site located near the Ibbankatuwa Wewa (River) in Galewala in the Central Province of Sri Lanka. It is situated on the Kurunegala – Dambulla Road about 5 kilometers away from the Dambulla town. The site of the tomb has been designated as an archaeological protected site in Sri Lanka.

The tomb site is believed to belong to the megalithic prehistoric period of Sri Lanka and is considered as one of the several ancient burial sites that have been found in the island.

Getting to Ibbankatuwa Megalithic Tombs

From Sigiriya take the Inamaluwa – Sigiriya Road and go past Kimbissa and Inamaluwa. Then turn to the Kandy Road and go past Dambulla town until you reach Ibbankatuwa to find the Ibbankatuwa Megalithic Tombs.

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