Security Force Headquarters

Places to Visit

"Thoppigala" which is also known as the "Baron's Cap", the Last Bastion of "LTTE" in the Eastern Theatre, was a well fortified defense complex, with Heavily fortified bunker lines and Satellite Camps. The dominating feature in the ground area was this rocky hillock "Thoppigala". Security Forces who fought a Valiant Battle risking their lives, were able to repulse many waves of LTTE counter attacks causing attrition and heavy damages to their rank and file in the process of the "Liberation of Thoppigala" To Commemorate the "Liberation Of Thoppigala" Security Forces Headquarters (East) took the initiative to construct a Monument at Alioluwa junction, to pay tribute to War Heroes who sacrificed lives to foster a better tomorrow for all Sri Lankans. "Thoppigala Heritage Park" comprises of followings

  • a. The Monument
  • b. Exhibition Center
  • c. A Camping Site

The Monument has four Stones depicting Army, Navy, Air Force and Police/CDF to depict their service in the eradication of separatist terrorism from the Motherland. Exhibition Center comprises with two Exhibition outlets, One organized by the Army where How the Operations were conducted in the Eastern Theatre is depicted and the other is describing the history of veddha and Nomads community in the Eastern Region of Sri Lanka along with an exhibition of fauna and flora of the region .A Canteen with modern facilities along with a Souvenir Shop will also be functioned at the Monument site. The camping site is Located 01 x Km away from the Monument which comprises of Mud Huts sheltered with "Cadjans" retaining its original format. It is an Ideal location for "Leadership training" Exercises and outward bound training as several adventure games will be organized at the camping site, which would no doubt be popular amongst local and foreign Tourists