The lush greenery and the peaceful environment as the waters of the Diyawanna Oya flow placidly, in addition to the water fountain close by, have provided the public with an ideal place in which to unwind, whatever time of day.
Sambodhi Chaithya is a Buddhist Temple with a very unique and interesting architecture. Located within the harbor of Colombo, it stands on a two diagonally intersecting concrete arches that are 11 stories (33m) tall.
Directly outside the main part of the Greater Colombo City, lie the suburbs of Rajagiriya and Ethul Kotte. The area was once the location of the Kotte Kingdom, centuries ago, and remains the seat of power with the country’s Parliament being located in the area.
Before the Arcade, before Crescat, there was Majestic City.The late ’90s kids who grew up here will remember a time when it was once the main shopping mall, alongside its contemporaries, Unity Plaza next-door, and Liberty Plaza in Kollupitiya – all really weird names if you think about it.
In the late 1600s the Dutch era had just started in Sri Lanka. The Dutch were proceeding to destroy all traces of Portuguese occupancy so that their presence would be indelibly established amongst the masses.