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Pethangoda Bamboo Grove – Where the King Rajasinhe met his fate – පෙතන්ගොඩ උණ පඳුර

Pethangoda Una Pandura

Pethangoda Bamboo Grove where King Rajasinhe 1, the “King of Lions” of Sitawaka Kingdom met his fate in 1591 AD on his return from the battle with Konnapu Bandara.

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Sampath Ella Falls – සම්පත් ඇල්ල

Sampath Ella Falls

Sampath Ella Falls at 30m is the biggest of the 3 waterfalls created by the stream flowing from Ampana, north of Kitulgala. The waterfall lies in the Malwatte area.

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Tomb of King Sitawaka Rajasinhe – සීතාවක පලමුවන රාජසිංහ සොහොන

The Tomb of King Sitawaka Rajasinhe

The Tomb of Sitawaka Rajasinhe who died in 1591 lies on the Avissawella – Amithrigala road close to the main road. The king died by a poison of a thorn of the Bamboo Grove,

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Maniyangama Raja Maha Viharaya – මානියන්ගම රජමහා විහාරය

Maniyangama Raja Maha Viharaya

Maniyangama Raja Maha Viharaya or the Gala Yata Viharaya is a delightful cave temple attributed to King Valagamba of the 1st century BC. The temple has been renovated by King Kirthi Sri Rajasinghe (1747 – 1781 AD ) of Kandyan Kingdom.

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Sitawaka Fort and the Palace of Rajasinghe I – සීතාවක මාලිගාව සහ බලකොටුව

Sitawaka Fort and the Palace of Rajasinghe I

The ruins of the Sitawaka Fort and the palace of King Rajasinghe 1 can be seen by the side of the Avissawella – Panawala road — this being the same route to the Maniyangama Raja Maha Viharaya.

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