Haldummulla Portuguese Fort

History

This place can be considered as an observation place of the enemy entrance in ancient Sinhala King’s Era and after the European foray, it might be used by them and might focused to several type of improvements by them’ Therefore villages use to call this place as Poruguese Fort’ Still the ruins of the protective wall made surrounding the fort, secret tunnel way and trench can be observed in here. But a proper archeological exploration has not been conducted up to now. This place can be reached by travelling 100 m from the middle of Halatutenna toward Colombo, taking a turn to right to Needwood road which goes upwards, proceeding to the tea factory and from there walking another 500 m toward the peak of the mountain.