A light to guide the way
The new lighthouse, which stands 29 metres tall (95 feet), was built after the Old Colombo Lighthouse was decommissioned in 1952 because neighbouring structures blocked its light as part of the Colombo Harbor Expansion project. It was inaugurated by Rt Hon D. S. Senanayake, Ceylon's first prime minister. It stands on a 12 m (39 ft) high concrete pedestal with four lion statues at its base. It became a city landmark because of the panoramic view of the Indian Ocean it offers.
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Established in 1885, the Gangaramaya Temple located in Colombo demonstrates a mix of Sri Lankan, Thai, Indian, and Chinese architecture. It is one of the most visited and most iconic Buddhist temples in the city.
Colombo National Museum
The Sri Lanka National Museum, the country's largest museum, is located in Colombo and houses important collections such as exhibits relevant to the country's cultural and natural history.
The Jami-Ul-Alfar Mosque, also famously known as the Colombo Red Mosque, was built in the early nineteen hundreds. This Indo-Saracenic architectural-styled mosque is visited by many every day for religious reasons and sightseeing.
Independence Memorial Hall
Independence Memorial Hall is a national monument in Sri Lanka built to commemorate Sri Lanka's independence from British rule on February 4, 1948, with the restoration of full governing responsibility to a Ceylonese‑elected legislature.
The 261 feet tall Sambodhi Chaithya, a space rocket-like Buddhist stupa that sits atop two giant arches, is located in the Colombo harbor area. The shrine was built in a way that could be seen by anyone closing into the Port of Colombo by sea.
Lotus Tower, also known as the Colombo Lotus Tower, is a 350 m (1,150 ft) tall building in Colombo, Sri Lanka. The tower is the tallest self‑supported structure in South Asia as of 2019, and the second tallest structure in South Asia
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