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The Lighthouse, Colombo

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Despite its relatively low cost of living, Colombo accommodations tend to be fairly pricey. Close to the sea and the lake, as well as near the city's parks and the plazas, hotels come in the form of old colonial buildings and ultra-modern high rises, with a decent selection of each to choose from. Budget-conscious travelers should pay attention to the short rental options in the town's more residential areas, or look for the smattering of simple, but serviceable options close to the main train stations, and on the side streets set back from the waterfront.
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  • As you go down the Galle face and pass the Parliament building, you can see the Lighthouse 800 meters from there. You have to walk up the steps and can get a beautiful view of the Ocean. When we were ...  more »
  • The light house can be easily missed if you do not have a good guide or a map on your phone. A good 800 meter walk across the road from the Old parliament building is where the light house is. Walk up...  more »
  • The lighthouse though might not seem something of a wow or must see tourist attraction, it is how it blends with the city of Galle that stands out and gives it it's uniqueness. The city beautifully st...  more »
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  • Good place to spend an evening. Can get a good view of port city project.
  • 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!
  • 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.
  • A great place to visit during the wee hours of the day and the afternoon/night. Great view of the colombo port.
  • a great place to visit in evening time. very beautiful place