The Lighthouse, Colombo

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  • Apparently built because the previous one was obscured by earlier building development on the waterfront. Not much access by lighthouse standards and for reasons not obvious, but we think related to n...  more »
  • I organised a party for My teenage daughter at this location. It's value for money and the staff were very friendly even though they are from a military background. They private buffet was really good...  more »
  • The lighthouse is something to view from a distance rather than get up close as there are many more impressive sights in Colombo. It is located on a sea facing road near the old Parliament and Dutch H...  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

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