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Old Parliament Building

Fort, Colombo, Sri Lanka
+94 77 838 3798
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Fort, Colombo, Sri Lanka
+94 77 838 3798
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Reviewed yesterday

I passed through this place while walking across the beach road in the evening, Even in the dark the building was prominent and showed that it was a magnificent structure.

Thank arinds
Reviewed 6 days ago

The old Parliament building which is near the Fort is a splendid building from the colonial era. The PM's office used to be at the back of the Parliament. There are statues of former Prime Minister's in the grounds.

Thank hdias
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Old Parliament Building was built during the British colonial era to house the Legislative Council of Ceylon. Now the building houses the Presidential Secretariat of Sri Lanka. It’s situated very near to the Colombo fort facing the sea and is in close proximity to...More

Thank zamanwho
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located right next to the Fort area makes it really convenient to get here. One can simply walk from the fort area or also from the galle face beach. The parliament building stands proud among some other higg rise building but its lush green lawn...More

Thank Anik_Rahman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An iconic historical structure facing the sea in Galle Face area. Upcoming skyscrapers trying to overshadow this superb architectural marvel radiating history.

Thank satkr
Reviewed 11 September 2017

This building is located within Colombo Commercial District and next to the coastal line of Colombo. Surely an Historical Place.

Thank kiltmaker2
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Iconic & amazing is my choice of words. A complete reminder of the Colonial past of Sri Lanka. Since it is been used as part of the Presidential Secretariat looks a very busy place. I love the statues that keep looking at the travelers.

Thank aphroditekinda
Reviewed 3 September 2017

I lived at Cinnamon grand for 2 weeks and hence I passed through this building 10 times. I walked to this place during weekend to see how good does it look. Its very good stylish colonial building but its managed poorly. The statue is not...More

Thank Bangalore_Bird
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Came here every morning before and after jogging. A nice piece of history in this fast modernizing place in the city.

Thank mcrhon
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Unlike the current Sri Lankan parliament, which is separated from public spaces by big moats, the older one is situated within public spaces. Therefore stands as a symbol of traditional democracy...

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