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The Lighthouse

Colombo Fort, Colombo, Sri Lanka
+94 11 2 212896
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Colombo Fort, Colombo, Sri Lanka
+94 11 2 212896
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A quick stop within a tour is enough time to view the lighthouse. Once the new island is built in front its location will look a little odd !!

Thank arichards2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely light house that will mark the old waters edge in a few years as there is a whole city being built in the sea in front of the light house! Interesting to see this and the development going up around it

Thank mustardbj
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The entire fort and its confines are worth a day visit. Several good restaurants, nice views, a good walk around the fort, all very pleasant.

Thank WorldDiner2014
Reviewed 7 August 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.

Thank Daniel19721972
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

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, even locals. A splendid place which provides stunning panoramic views of Indian ocean. I...More

1  Thank Anuka C
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

There was seventeen of us who went out after a hard days of work to relax and enjoy dinner and drinks but it turned out to be unpleasant because of the road drilling noise just outside the area where we were seated outdoors. The restaurant...More

Thank busynights
Reviewed 9 July 2017

If you walk from Galle Face Green you will get to see this. It is beautiful and you can have an amazing sea view from top of it. It is not very popular among the tourists - I dont know why, But it is indeed...More

1  Thank Tharindu R
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Surprisingly, there were hardly any visitors to this place. Perhaps it could be due to lack of promotion. Didn't see any brochures on this.

1  Thank Razman R
Reviewed 27 June 2017

The lighthouse built in 1952 is no more functional. The structure itself is very beautiful and gives you great panoramic views of the Indian ocean.

1  Thank traveller_prk
Reviewed 15 June 2017

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 there, there was a lot...More

Thank the_kasl
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