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Old Park Kachcheri (Jaffna)

The old Jaffna Kachcheri Building (Sinhala: යාපනය පැරණි උද්‍යාන කච්චේරිය; Tamil: பழைய பூங்கா, யாழ்ப்பாணம்) is located in Jaffna Old Park premises near the Secretariat of the Governor of Northern Province in Jaffna District, Sri Lanka. The word K…

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National Art Gallery, Sri Lanka

The National Art Gallery (Sinhala: Jathika Kala Bhavana ) (Sinhala: ජාතික කලා භවන) is located in Cinnamon Gardens in Colombo District, Sri Lanka.  The Art Gallery mainly consists of two sections: one is reserved for the permanent collection…

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Council Chamber of Nissankamalla (Polonnaruwa)

The Council Chamber/Royal Court of Nissankamalla (or Nissankamalla's audience hall (Sinhala: නිශ්ශංකමල්ල රාජ සභාව, පොළොන්නරුව) is located in the Ancient City of Polonnaruwa , Sri Lanka. This monument is considered the best example found in …

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Dedigama Kota Vehera

Kota Vehera , also known as Cuthighara/Suthighara Cetiya (Sinhala: දැදිගම කොට වෙහෙර, සූතිඝර වෙහෙර චෙෙත්‍යය), is an ancient Stupa located in the village of Dedigama in Kegalle District, Sri Lanka. The site can be reached by travelling along the …

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Nawagamuwa Pattini Devalaya

Nawagamuwa Pattini Devalaya and Purana Viharaya (or Sri Sugatha Bimbaramaya ) Nawagamuwa Paththini Devalaya(Sinhala: නවගමුව පත්තිනි දේවාලය; Tamil: நவகமுவ பத்தினிக் கோயில்) are located in Nawagamuwa village, Colombo District, Sri Lanka. The site…

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Roland Silva

Deshamanya Dr. Sembukutti Arachchilage Roland Silva (1933-2020) (Sinhala: රෝලන්ඩ් සිල්වා) was an eminent archaeologist of Sri Lanka. He was the Commissioner of Archaeology in Sri Lanka from 1983 to 1991 and the founder of Central Cultural Fund.…

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Malini Dias

Dr. Malini Dias (Sinhala: මාලිනී ඩයස්) is an archaeologist and was the Director of Epigraphy & Numismatics of the Department of Archaeology, Sri Lanka from 1968 to 2004. She is the present vice-president of the Royal Asiatic Society of Sri Lan…

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