Monday, July 1, 2013

Budugala Ruins, Kalthota, Balangoda

Budugala Ruins of an ancient temple complex by the main Balangoda - Kalthota road. This archeaological site is date back to 1st century BC.

Budugala Ancient Buddhist Archaeological Site, Direction board


First ruins we come across at the staring of stone steps.

High angle shot of the building

Entrance from the middle of the building just like we see at Ritigala

Stone steps toward top of the mountain

Stone steps

Ancient Sri Lankans build their places in harmony with Nature. Can you notice these stone structures are build alongside natural stones.

Interesting notice

Stone steps toward other buildings.

Remains of an ancient drains carved in stones.

Huge stone foundation of the second building found on top of the stone staircase.

Huge stone foundation of the second building found on top of the stone staircase. Note the carvings on the base.

More stone carvings.

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