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Maduwanwela Walawwa

Embilipitiya-Panamure-Bulutota Rd, Suriyakanda, Sri Lanka
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Historic place

The residential complex of maduwanwala disawa, built in later 17th century. Interesting place for... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
buddhi J
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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One of the traditional high end family lived here.

Any one can have amazing feelings in this area and beautiful surrounding in southern province of... read more

Reviewed 23 March 2018
thakshila S
,
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Embilipitiya-Panamure-Bulutota Rd, Suriyakanda, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The residential complex of maduwanwala disawa, built in later 17th century. Interesting place for anybody keen in Sri lakan history Free entrence . Open from 0900 to 1630 hrs, there is a resident guide who will take you through the building.

Thank buddhi J
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Reviewed 23 March 2018

Any one can have amazing feelings in this area and beautiful surrounding in southern province of Sri Lanka. This is story telling how the ancient people deal with british and can have sound idea regarding ancient culture in Sri Lanka.

Thank thakshila S
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Reviewed 21 February 2018

Maduwanwela walawwa has a long history which goes back to the 18th century. The architecture if this premises is a lot different and unique than what we get to see on the present days. Specially the doors a very small. It says the Maduwanwela Mohottala...More

Thank Kalhara D
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Reviewed 17 August 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

1  Thank Anuka C
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Reviewed 9 May 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
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Reviewed 11 April 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
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Reviewed 9 April 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
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Reviewed 20 February 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
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Reviewed 21 December 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
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Reviewed 11 September 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
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