Seruwila

The site Seruwila is in the Seruwila village of the Divisional Secretary’s Division of Seruwila in Trincomalee District. Seru, a provincial kingdom had been established in Seruwawila in about the 2nd c.B.C. King Kavantissa is said to have built a dagoba enshrining the frontal bone relics of the Buddha an had been identified as the Seruwila Dagoba. The ruins of ancient buildings are visible in the vicinity of the precincts. Recently some ancient caves and two rock-cut Buddha statues have been discovered in this site.

Last Updated on Friday, 03 August 2012 05:20