Distance from Kandy – 850 m (4 minutes)
The Ran Auda Mandapaya is located within the premises of the Temple of the Tooth Relic. It was destroyed during the terrorist bomb attack by the LTTE in January 1998. Later it was reconstructed by the government of the time under the supervision of the Department of Archeology. The original building was built by King Wimaladharmaooriya I in 1592. It is the place where the swords and crowns of the Kandyan kings were designed, moulded and bejeweled.