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Colombo Light Rail Transit System Map

The Colombo Light Rail is a light rail transit system that is being designed and developed within the Colombo District of Sri Lanka. The project is also known as the Western Region Megapolis Light Rail Transit System. The Colombo LRT System has been planned in place of the Colombo Monorail, Colombo BRT, and railway electrification; all projects that were later cancelled. The system is set … Continue reading Colombo Light Rail Transit System Map

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Colombo Lotus Tower: 2019 Latest News

The Colombo Lotus Tower, also known as the Nelum Kuluna, is a telecommunications and observation tower situated in the city of Colombo. The tower stands at 350m, with majority of it being a base resembling a flower stem, and the upper portion resembling the colourful lotus flower. The tower is the tallest self-supported structure and the second tallest structure overall in South Asia. The tower’s … Continue reading Colombo Lotus Tower: 2019 Latest News

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Galle Face Green, Colombo

What’s the common place in Colombo for all people to congregate and spend time together you ask? Given how crowded and dense Colombo is, one may wonder if Colombo still has space for large crowds to gather. Galle Face Green is Colombo’s answer to all the naysayers and those who detest Colombo’s congestion and clogging. Galle Face Green still serves as Colombo’s number one attraction, … Continue reading Galle Face Green, Colombo

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Things To Do in Colombo

Colombo, the commercial capital of Sri Lanka, is a fast-evolving city that serves as the gateway to the other parts of the island for all visitors. The city is complete with many facilities for tourists, travellers and visitors, with an array of accommodation options including star class hotels, budget hotels & hostels, as well as a collection of eateries, coffee shops, food courts, and shopping … Continue reading Things To Do in Colombo

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Kelaniya Temple: Kelaniya Raja Maha Vihara

Considered as an epitome among Sri Lankan worship places, the Kelaniya Temple, also known as the Kelaniya Viharaya, is a Buddhist temple located in the Kelaniya region. The history of the Kelaniya Raja Maha Viharaya dates back to before 500 BCE, and is believed to be a place where the Lord Buddha visited during his third and final visit to Sri Lanka. It is believed … Continue reading Kelaniya Temple: Kelaniya Raja Maha Vihara