The Lighthouse, Colombo

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#6 of 25 in Historic Sites in Colombo
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  • August 7, 2017
    The place is to tidy, but there's a construction site across the back that takes any charm the visitor. It is worth to go, take a picture and leave.
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  • August 7, 2017
    The building is in a quiet good state, not so far from the Galle Green Face and the Chatiya pagodo on the other hand. In front is nowadays an extension of the colombo harbour.  more »
  • July 31, 2017
    Galle Face Green is a very popular tourist attraction but surprisingly this attractive lighthouse which is situated further few hundred meters north to the Galle Face is rarely visited by tourist, eve...  more »
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  • July 17, 2017
    Good place to spend an evening. Can get a good view of port city project.
  • April 1, 2017
    Go on a foot trip to the Sambhodi Chaithya and the Maritime Museum through here. The view is disappointing in day time because all you see is sand and trucks going in and out right to the horizon because of port city construction. The evenings are good though. Nights are even better. Do that foot trip!
  • May 27, 2017
    Ancient light tower of Colombo city has constructed on 1820. Lighthouse in Colombo in Sri Lanka and its operates and maintain by the Sri Lanka Ports Authority. To reach this place is easy from Colombo Fort and 5min work.
  • March 18, 2017
    A great place to visit during the wee hours of the day and the afternoon/night. Great view of the colombo port.
  • May 3, 2017
    a great place to visit in evening time. very beautiful place

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