This magnificent ancient majestic building which belongs to the Kolonna Korale in the Ratnapura District is located on the Maduwanwela Walawwa, Embilipitiya, Suriyakanda Road. M. Meet after traveling about 24 miles.
Its history goes back to the Kandyan period.
Maduwanwela Walawwa was the residence of the Maduwanwela dynasty for several centuries after him. By the 1930s, the palace had 121 rooms and 21 central courtyards. Today, only 43 rooms and 7 central courtyards remain.
Sir James William Maduwanwela is the last of this generation in the Great District and the most famous man of service. This Maduwanwela Walawwa which gave shade to the Maduwanwela generation is a unique creation.