Sorabora wewa, Mahiyanganaya

Sorabora wewa
Sorabora wewa

Sorabora wewa is located in Mahiyanganaya and just 2-3 km away from the city. This is believed to be constructed in 102 BC, during the the king Dutugemunu period. According to the historical facts, this tank was done by a person call “Bulatha” the giant. He used provide beetles to the castle.

Sorabora wewa
Sorabora wewa

Sorabora tank is amazing masterpiece of Sri Lankan ancient irrigation technology. The most remarkable thing to see in this tank is, the Sorowwa (sluice gate), which was made out of natural rock. This is the only such sluice gate found in Sri Lanka.

Sorabora wewa
Sorabora wewa Sorowwa (sluice gate)

Sorabora wewa
Sorabora wewa Sorowwa (sluice gate)

You can come and enjoy your time by the tank. There are several boat services available, so you can enjoy a ride on Sorabora wewa.

Sorabora wewa
Sorabora wewa

Sorabora wewa

Sorabora wewa
Sorabora wewa

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