The citadel of Kandyan kingdom is a plateau surrounded by mountains. During the colonial era, […]
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Eventhough king Sri Wickarama Rajasinghe was recorded as an Iron hearted king, facts prove that […]
King Senasammatha Wickramabahu expanded the Kandyan Kingdom to Siduruwana, Balavita, Sarasiya paththuwa, Matale, Atasiya paththuwa, […]
When the first ancient division of the country in to 3 regions was done, namely […]
King Sri Wickrama Rajasinghe alias Kannasami was placed on the throne according to the plan […]
During the reign of this king, the Dutch power over the law country regions of the country were transferred into the hands of British.
Since King Sri Vijaya Rajasinghe had no sons, his chief consort’s brother became the king in the name, Kirthi Sri Rajasinghe. This king appears to have made a vast contribution towards both the educational and cultural awakening in the country,
With the accession of King Sri Vijaya Rajasinghe, there occurred a new dynasty known as the Nayak dynasty.
King Weera Parakrama Narendrasinghe ascended the throne. He was the son of King Vimaladharmasuriya II and widely known as ‘the Prince of Kundasale’ since he lived at a palace in Dumabara-Kundasale.
After king Rajasinghe II, his son Vimaladharmasuriya II ascended the throne. It’s claimed that he is a peace loving king.