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Fun stupa to climb for the views

The base straddles the road and the white tower sits high above it. Look for the gate to the stairs... read more

Reviewed January 16, 2018
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Gorgeous but surrounded by construction

Unfortunately this monument as well as the lighthouse are surrounded by construction as of July... read more

Reviewed July 17, 2017
Hanna G
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Colombo 01, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This temple stands above the city of Colombo and looks impressive from a distance. Not the most interesting temple close up.

Thank hdias
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Another Buddha temple but smaller one. There is one maritime museum nearby with some paintings of Port City.

Thank Umang A
Reviewed August 19, 2018

It seems like it's going to be hard to climb all the way to the top, but it's not. This Pagoda is situated inside a temple. The temple is enriched with this Pagoda and as well as a museum. Speaking of the pagoda, There are...More

Thank Kalhara D
Reviewed June 29, 2018

Nothing great when you come closer to this place, but from a distance it looks very interesting place.

Thank arinds
Reviewed April 2, 2018

You will find this near the Old Lighthouse and it was built in 1956, but is one of the most amazing sights in the city. The stupa stands on two arches that are many meters above the road.

Thank palawanismyhome
Reviewed January 16, 2018 via mobile

The base straddles the road and the white tower sits high above it. Look for the gate to the stairs and walk up 10 stories (shoes off) to get into the stupa, which has paintings of buddha’s life, or take in the views of the...More

1  Thank mrdom
Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

If you take trouble to walk few meters ahead from Galle Face Green along Chaithya road, you will see a view of spectacular structure of a stupa high in the sky, known as a symbol of Buddhism in Colombo since 1950s. The stupa proudly stands...More

Thank Anuka C
Reviewed August 7, 2017

The chaitiya is in the upper corner of the fort, and currently only available through the road coming from the Galle green face and not via the road at the saint peters church as blocked by the police buildings. You can climb the stairs up...More

Thank Daniel19721972
Reviewed August 2, 2017 via mobile

This structure is beautiful and worth a visit if you are in Colombo! It's a hefty ten stories high but the climb is definitely worth a visit to see the city around it! Sadly lots of construction happening around Colombo city at this time but...More

Thank Iresha U
Reviewed July 17, 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately this monument as well as the lighthouse are surrounded by construction as of July 2017. However the architecture is easy to appreciate regardless of the surroundings, and it's size is truly magnificent.

Thank Hanna G
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December 28, 2017|
Response from Daniel19721972 | Reviewed this property |
You mean when is it open? from morning till evening,