The King’s Prison Cell in Colombo is one of the historical icons for Srilankan and Foreign tourist who visits to Colombo.

The King Sri Wickrama Rajasinghe Prison Cell is located near to world Trade center and Opposite to the Bank of Ceylon Headquarters. (Inside Ceylinco Group Headquarters land)

Sir Wickrama Rajasinghe, last king of Kandy (1798 to 1815) was surrendered to Sir. Robert Brownrigg, the British governor for the coastal areas of the island on 118th February 1815. After a successful invasion to the hill country, the King Sir Wickrama Rajasinghe was brought to Colombo and Temporary imprisoned in this specific Chamber within the palace near the south gateway to Galle in Colombo Fort.

The Ex King, His Queen and the others were taken to the Shop H.M.S Cornwallis under the supervision of Capt. O. Brine and Depart t Vellore in Madras on 24th January 1816, where he lived as a Prisoner of war and Died on 30th January 1832.


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Photos of King Sri Wickrama Rajasinghe Prison Cell in Colombo


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