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Maduwanwela Walawwa

Embilipitiya-Panamure-Bulutota Rd, Suriyakanda, Sri Lanka
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The ancestral mansion of the Dark prince!

A magnificent architectural monument situated in Kolonne, Maduwanwela village, which lies between... read more

Reviewed August 16, 2017
Anuka C
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Unbelievable site

This is an ancient bungalow which is having a very big history. It is a huge house with lot of... read more

Reviewed May 8, 2017
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Embilipitiya-Panamure-Bulutota Rd, Suriyakanda, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

A magnificent architectural monument situated in Kolonne, Maduwanwela village, which lies between Embilipitiya and Suriyakanda. This aristocratic mansion was built in 1700s during the reign of king Wimaladarmasuriya ll. Thereafter it become the home for several generations of Maduwanwela family. During its heyday it had...More

Thank Anuka C
Reviewed May 8, 2017

This is an ancient bungalow which is having a very big history. It is a huge house with lot of rooms. You could enter to the site from Ratnapura. To my knowledge it is a Archaeological site. It is unbelievable architectural work considering the time...More

Thank cecilratnayake
Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

It was a great place to find historic buildings and contents. Also the legend behind this area was incredible.

Thank Viraj W
Reviewed April 8, 2017

This is one of the place which is situated in a remote area where a few people could visit but when we visit this place we will feel that the distance we traveled had a value as this one of the great example for the...More

Thank Pasan_Shalutha
Reviewed February 20, 2017

This is an ancient house build by Maduwanwela Mohottala in 18th Century. It is said that the house includes 80000 aches property with over 120 rooms and over 20 center gardens. After the Maduwanwela Mohottala, the house has been occupied by his later generations and...More

1  Thank Asitha G
Reviewed December 20, 2016 via mobile

One of historical place built during the English time. Much peacefully environment. Good for the tourist who loves to see historical places.

Thank Risvi T
Reviewed September 11, 2016

We were in the area and stopped here to have a look. I was very impressed. It is a beautiful old house. There is no furniture left. But the layout of the rooms and wood work and outside of the house still are complete and...More

Thank Alu-Poo
Reviewed September 7, 2016

it shows rich of our rich architecture design. marwalus place to see. we thanks to our department of archiology to to conserving to the future generation

Thank Wnniarachchi Ka... N
Reviewed April 16, 2016 via mobile

This is definitely a place to visit if you are in the vicinity. The access road from Embilipitiya has a bumpy stretch of road that is a bit annoying. The place it self is an amazing place to witness Sri Lankan old architectural styles -...More

Thank Eranda W
Reviewed December 27, 2015

Classical example of historical background and historical architecture of sri lanka in 1700s and 1800s.cool place. Maintained by archaeological department if sri lanka.place is well maintained and a Valuable travel destination.

Thank Dinesh J
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