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General's House, Nuwara Eliya

General's House
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Town or city Nuwara Eliya
Country Sri Lanka
Client Government of Sri Lanka

General's House is a country house near Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka. It is the vacationing and country residence of Cabinet Ministers and Members of Parliament. Located within the limits of the Nuwara Eliya Municipal Council along the Grand Hotel Drive, next to the The Hill Club.


Built as an English country house, during the late 19th century by the British Colonial administration of the island for the use of the British General Officer Commanding, Ceylon as a vacationing residence in the cold highlands of Nuwara Eliya. Following independence in 1948 the house became the official vacationing residence of the Commander of the Ceylon Army and later was used by government ministers.

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