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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
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
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
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
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
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.