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This so called monument was first opened to the public in the late 1960's. It is largely forgotten today and not worth a special trip.
There has been detailed archaeological research (Sri Lanka Archaeology) which proves that this was not the prison cell of the...More
Teeny weeny little " cell" and out guide was not even sure if factually the King was actually held there ! Do all in all fuss about nothing!!!
Ok to visit if in the area but do not make a special trip to it
At the intersection of Bank of Ceylon road and Janadhipathi road in the Celynco headquarters parking lot, a small fish scale patterned roofed building is recognized as the prison cell of last king of Ceylon (Sri Lanka), although it leads to many arguments between archeologists....More
It took me two round around the block to find it.We asked the locals but they had no idea what we wanted. Finally when once again we walked near the tall black fence I saw it mirrored by the building inside the yard.
This historic monument which is the end of the Kandyan Kingdom is in a car park of a business establishment.You will not see it as its blocked by vehicles.Vehicles are parked so close that you do not have even a feet between the vehicles and...More