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“Nothing special” – says my partner. I quite liked it – very nice park, well designed, great vistas. As another review said, “a great place to while away a couple of hours” (the tour lasts a little over 1 hour). There are two tours –...More
This is one of the most beautiful estates I have ever visited. Geoffrey Bawa bought the plot, 25 acres, in 1948 as has created a lush landscape that rivals Capability Brown but uses tropical plants more then the engl. master ever did. The building are...More
This is the country estate of the renowned Sri Lankan architect Geoffrey Bawa, brother of Bevis (see Brief Garden). A former cinnamon estate, Geoffrey created 15 acres set between the north and south banks of the Dedduwa lake. He built a house which consists of...More
Highly recommend going to check out this estate! Very tastefully done, and the tour was informative (lasted about 1 hour). The estate is immaculate and has great architecture, views. Be careful with timings, since only 2 visits per day, we went for the 2pm.
So, this is the famous architect, Bawa’s, house and gardens which he created. Even though you can’t go in the buildings unless you stay overnight there, you can appreciate the buildings. The gardens have a great aura of calm and beauty. It’s easy with a...More
The grounds of Lunuganga are beautiful and serene. However they attract a lot of visitors. On the Saturday afternoon we visited the group was rather large so it was pretty hard to hear all the interesting information the guide had to impart. However this did...More
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Yes, you can visit and there are very informative and relaxed guided walks at various times that for a small price can be purchased: really well worth it. This way, you also get to see his various buildings and a complete... More
Yes, you can visit and there are very informative and relaxed guided walks at various times that for a small price can be purchased: really well worth it. This way, you also get to see his various buildings and a complete overview and personal experience of his vision and grounds. Enjoy !