Ruins of a monastery found in Anuradhapura

September 17, 2020

Some ruins of a monastery complex belonging to the Anuradhapura period had been discovered from a forest in Aththikkadu in Kuchchaveli Secretarial Division in Trincomalee, the Archaeological Department said.

“These ruins were discovered by a group of people who were clearing a paddy land which had been abandoned since the North/east war,” a spokesman for the department said.

The spokesman also said that these ruins had been damaged during land clearing using a back-hoe machines.

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