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Kande Viharaya Aluthgama
#1 of 108 Sights & Landmarks in Western Province
you can have greater views from the top of this temple.
The temple has been formally recognised by the Government as an archaeological site in Sri Lanka.
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Kelaniya Raja Maha Vihara Colombo
#2 of 108 Sights & Landmarks in Western Province
Set on the summit of a small mound lapped by the waters of the river Kelani, this beautiful shrine presents one of the most panoramic views ever offered to the tourist by this small island of ours, the pearl of th...
The frescoes and carvings are amazing and there are a number of different areas to view.
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Kalutara Bodhiya Kalutara
#3 of 108 Sights & Landmarks in Western Province
The Kalu river and the beach lagoon and the railway and mail road from all this place get the amazing view that you can get pleasurable scenery.
Therefore, you will find that both sites will be packed with devotees either just stopping-off before embarking on a long journey, or visiting for the day, or visiting and meditating perhaps for the day or even lo...
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St Anthony s Church Kochikade Colombo Colombo
#4 of 108 Sights & Landmarks in Western Province
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Asokaramaya Buddhist Temple Colombo
#5 of 108 Sights & Landmarks in Western Province
Worth a wander around and view the various areas as there is a lot to see at this temple, some great carvings and statues around and lots of variation
It’s a spacious, relaxing and beautiful site, with picturesque surroundings (meandering river in natural beauty).
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Independence Square Colombo
#6 of 108 Sights & Landmarks in Western Province
Colombo can be a very busy city, and a visit to the Independence Square park area was surreal, as it was nice to be at a historical site, a place where Lanka declared independence, but also just had such a calming...
The scenic view of Sri Lanka's independence monument is an added bonus!
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Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple Colombo
#7 of 108 Sights & Landmarks in Western Province
... lion, life size statues of dancers and the Moon-Stone (a semicircular stone slab, usually placed as a stepping stone, with intricate carvings) as seen all over the sites in Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa and Kandy.
Centrally located in Colombo, this is the most amazingly large temple with superb features and many old farming machines on view
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Jami Ul-Alfar Mosque Colombo
#8 of 108 Sights & Landmarks in Western Province
Lovely view of mosque red and white design you can this mosque from long distance also amazing inside the mosque alot of people tourist love to see its one of unique of colombo and most important to visit
Superb mosque which is an iconic landmark of Colombo.
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Temple of Sri Kailawasanathan Swami Devasthanam Kovil Colombo
#9 of 108 Sights & Landmarks in Western Province
We visited Srilanka on a 2 weeks round tour exploring different sites , places and cities on the island.
It is worth to take tour around, as there are many sights worth seeing :) :)
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Richmond Castle Kalutara
#10 of 108 Sights & Landmarks in Western Province
Richmond Castle offers both an historic view of how time has passed in Sri Lanka from being a British run state (Ceylon) to an independent democracy and how wealth and position in Sri Lankan society echoed the Bri...
Very informative view of the past when a great gentleman lived here and did a lot for the community.
Sri Ponnambalam Vanesar Kovil Colombo
#11 of 108 Sights & Landmarks in Western Province
The costs for poojaas are affordable and the admin is excellent in my view.
It's a big site with several buildings, cows and two entrances.
Number 11 Colombo
#12 of 108 Sights & Landmarks in Western Province
As a bonus, in the same area of Colombo we also toured the public library, the National Museum, the Kollpitiwa market, enjoyed brunch at the Gallery Cafe and views from the Movenpick Hotel Rooftop terrace and bar.
In the rainy season make sure you visit while it is sunny so you can view the rooftop garden.
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R. Premadasa Stadium Colombo
#13 of 108 Sights & Landmarks in Western Province
I must say that Grand Stand has the coolest view all around and it brings you the most wonderful experience.
Its a place to die for with the view and the stands
Angurukaramulla Temple Negombo
#14 of 108 Sights & Landmarks in Western Province
A six meter statue of Lord Buddha adorns this temple site and a large number of wall & roof paintings and Buddhist art, sculptures and statues can be seen at its interior chambers.
It is worth the tuk tuk ride to Angurukaramulla Temple to view the 5 meter reclining Buddha and have a short, private tour.
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St. Mary's Church Negombo
#15 of 108 Sights & Landmarks in Western Province
The St. Mary’s Church, Negombo is landmark edifice, a Roman Catholic church in the heart of the Negombo town.
Worth spending some time wandering around the site.
Seema Malakaya Temple Colombo
#16 of 108 Sights & Landmarks in Western Province
It is also a photographer's heaven to visit this site and take some of the most amazing pictures that tell the stories of the Lord Buddha.
Nice view of beire lake...small charming temple...you can take life time memory with the photographic view...
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Independence Memorial Hall Colombo
#17 of 108 Sights & Landmarks in Western Province
Built in 1948 in the style of Kandyan architecture, is the most important landmark of Colombo.
Amazing view
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Old Parliament Building Colombo
#18 of 108 Sights & Landmarks in Western Province
Beautiful old style British empire looking building, worth a stop and drive around as it is a splendid site and harks back to bygone era's
The place has old and antique features with great work on structure Its a breathaking view from outside the place
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Colombo Fort Colombo
#19 of 108 Sights & Landmarks in Western Province
The site of the former Dutch Fort, is the best neighbourhood in the city, with plenty of hotels and restaurants, and within walking distance of both Galle Face Green and Pettah.
It's a great place to visit, lots of history there,great view on the harbor and the city of Colombo, lots of development going on , new hotels coming fast.
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Wicky Tours Negombo
#20 of 108 Sights & Landmarks in Western Province
... rich history and culture always kept us informed and entertained throughout our road journeys always pointing out and informing us of any important sites we passed along our travels and there was plenty of them.
We enjoyed a 5 day tour of the UNESCO sites packed full of different experiences and always enjoyed sharing what we'd been to see with him, rather like you might with a relative - which means that yes his english...
Wolvendaal Church Colombo
#21 of 108 Sights & Landmarks in Western Province
Amazing history tucked away and out of site .... check it out if you’re into ecleseastical architecture!
The caretaker on site can provide a very interesting and detailed account of the history of the church and the city, and I encourage you to listen to his narration.
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St Lucia's Cathedral Colombo
#22 of 108 Sights & Landmarks in Western Province
Barberyn Island Lighthouse Beruwala
#23 of 108 Sights & Landmarks in Western Province
But it was lovely there and the view was awesome.
You have to get permission from the port Authority person at the site to enter and see the place.
St. Thomas Chapel Colombo
#24 of 108 Sights & Landmarks in Western Province
Isipathanaramaya Buddhist Temple Colombo
#25 of 108 Sights & Landmarks in Western Province
The Lighthouse Colombo
#26 of 108 Sights & Landmarks in Western Province
Best time to visit is around sunset which gives mesmerizing views.
The Light House is situated in Colombo 29m high and constructed in 1952.With the panoramic sea view it became the Colombos land Mark
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World Trade Center Colombo
#27 of 108 Sights & Landmarks in Western Province
This building is very impressive and its is in a good area worth a visit or view it from the outside when in the vicinity.
St. Anne's Church Negombo
#28 of 108 Sights & Landmarks in Western Province
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Green Path Colombo
#29 of 108 Sights & Landmarks in Western Province
Sri Jayawardanapura City Kotte
#30 of 108 Sights & Landmarks in Western Province