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Colombo

Diyatha Uyana

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.

Independence Memorial Hall

Independence Memorial Hall (also known as Independence Commemoration Hall) is a national monument in Sri Lanka built for commemoration of the independence of Sri Lanka from the British rule.

National Museum

The Colombo Museum as it was called at the beginning was established on 1st January 1877. It founder was Sir William Henry Gregory, the British Governor of Ceylon (Sri Lanka) at the time.

Mount Lavinia

Mount Lavinia is a suburb in Colombo, Sri Lanka located within the administrative boundaries of the Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia municipal limits.

Dehiwala Zoo

The Dehiwala National Zoo, which has a remarkable collection of exotic and indigenous fauna, is one of the oldest Zoos in Asia. The Zoo in Sri Lanka is widely known as Colombo Zoo all over the world.

Slave Island

Slave Island got its name from Sri Lanka’s colonial past, when mostly African slaves were brought to the island and made to reside here.

Sambodhi Chaithya

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.

Beddagana Wetland Park

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.

Majestic City

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.

Dutch Museum

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.

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