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Address: Colombo Fort, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Nice place to take good view of the Sea

This is a good place to just take a good view at the sea. Sometimes there are army personal around however they do not bother you unless its late. A nice place for some peace and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The lighthouse is situated near Galle Face Greens Colombo. It gives a panoramic view of the Indian Ocean and is a city landmark. The Sri Lanka Navy accords 25 Gun Salute to the nation on the National day, which is 4 February each year. If you are taking a walk down Galle Face Greens you should stroll down towards Lighthouse... More 

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Athens, Greece
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159 reviews
120 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Just a lighthouse inside a military zone, it is not worth the long detour to get there, and it certainly feels weird to walk in that area.

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Melbourne, Australia
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24 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The lighthouse is guarded so we couldn't take photos. The land around it is being reclaimed and a lot of work is going on to build a harbour city. Wouldn't bother visiting.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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37 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a good place to just take a good view at the sea. Sometimes there are army personal around however they do not bother you unless its late. A nice place for some peace and quiet.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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278 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place has always provided best service we find in a pub. There's a bid list of drinks available here. Process for drinks are very reasonable. I mostly ordered Cocktails. Its Value for money and food quality is ok. Has a wide variety.

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Thank Manoj F
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2,389 reviews
1,460 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is just another light house.Nothing special. If you are around here just dtive past or stop and get the sea breeze.

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Thank SE s
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70 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The lighthouse is located on an elevated place and provides a nice view of the Galle Face Promenade as well as the sea.

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Singapore, null, Singapore
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a nice short and quick visit for us on a windy day. I would not say, it would be a must-visit location for us in future, but am glad we went there

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

Lovely place specially during evenings with a picturesque view. Could be a little disturbing during these days due to the ongoing port city constructions in the vicinity, but definitely a nice place.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

This afternoon I was walking around Colombo Fort and realised The Lighthouse was yet to be visited. A fair walk in the heat but worthwhile to go up the steps for a panoramic view. The Lighthouse has perhaps lost some of its appeal given the significant offshore construction activity in its vicinity but it is still worth a visit.

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