The Magul Maduwa or Royal Audience Hall (1783)

April 4, 2017
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The Magul Maduwa or Royal Audience Hall, in Kandy , Sri Lanka is where the king met his ministers and carried out his daily administrative tasks.. The construction of this finely carved wooden building was commenced by the King Sri Vikrama Rajasinha (1779 – 1797) in 1783.The building has rows of elegantly carved pillars, each row having 32 columns. A Kandyan style roof rests upon these columns.

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