Kurukkalmadam is a village in district Batticaloa of Sri Lanka. It is located about 25 km south east of Batticaloa and located in Kaluwanchikudy-Manmunai South D S at about 5 Km north of town Kaluwanchikudy. Its earlier name was Guruandhar, signifying Gurudhanagar, which in punjabi means a city of Guru. The old name of Batticaloa was Matia Kullam. Guru Nanak visited Sri Lanka in the early sixteenth century and recent research shows he reached Batticaloa by ship. Ashok Kumar Kainth excavated a stone carving here in which is contained the name of First Sikh Guru Nanak.

Категория : Main Sights
Район / Город : EASTERN PROVINCEBatticaloa
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