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Ruwanwella fort (Sinhalese: රුවන්වැල්ල බලකොටුව), was initially a fortified base camp erected by the Portuguese in 1590s at Ruwanwella, Kegalle. It was captured by Dutch in 1665, who constructed a wooden fort (Ruanelle) but abandoned it within a few years. In 1817 the British built a stone fort on the site with two bastions. Ruwanwella fort is cuurently being used as a police station.


Find the best activities, restaurants and things to do in Ruwanwella, Sri Lanka. Explore Ruwanwella travel guide before you plan your trip here. After your splendid visit to Ruwanwella, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Colombo. Take a short trip from Ruwanwella and set some time aside to explore the Colombo. Dotted with places like Independence Square, Galle Face Green, Seema Malaka; it will definitely be a good idea. Popular vacation packages of Ruwanwella are of 1-2 days.

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