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Unpleasant Security Person

I recently visited this location with my colleagues from overseas, while we ordered our food at the Lighthouse Gallery Cafe situated opposite this monument. The security person... read more

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Frank J
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I recently visited this location with my colleagues from overseas, while we ordered our food at the Lighthouse Gallery Cafe situated opposite this monument. The security person who was from the navy on guard of the place was not welcoming at all. I was explaining my colleagues from overseas how the place have changed after the construction of the "Port... More 

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Thank Frank J
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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51 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good to have a quick stop to take photos, located near Galle Face Green, next to opposite the Kingsbury. Nothing much to do, as you can not even enter the Lighthouse.

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Thank ExploreroftheGlobe
Kandy, Sri Lanka
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55 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Thank Nim L
Warsaw, Poland
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219 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We climbed up there to see port from one side and city from the other. We really like it! Actually you can find more than one lighthouse in Colombo, I wonder if someone wrote already Colombo lighthouse guidebook :-)) Nice attraction!

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Thank Macio77
Bandar Abbas, Iran
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A memory of the great Britain colonialism era, needs no entrance fee to walk up the stairs, get to the flat part, watch Port of Colombo, and take pictures!

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Thank A H
Bengaluru, India
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294 reviews
237 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After a long drive on Marine drive and seeing the new chinese construction we reached the lighthouse structure which is quite a solid construction of the yester years and worth visiting

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Bedfordshire,UK
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121 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good views of teh harbour. Not much to see but if you are walking past it worth a look. Not worth going out of your way to see it.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 865 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Landmark at the north end of Galle Face Green. Not the grandest of lighthouses, but a nice profile on the beach.

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Byron Bay, Australia
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72 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

If it can talk, it will tell you a long story! The majestic structure built at least 6 decades ago had always being a wonderful place for an enjoyable evening outing. It is accessible to the public once again and a visit to the site at dusk is well worth it. After serving the maritime needs, today It is standing... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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56 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

one seldom thinks of evening picnics. well this in one place a family can do it with kids. a lesson on geography, physics, & environment. water vapour in the wind when waves splash against the breakwater is exhilarating. the sound of the movement of water & wind could inspire another symphony if one would only listen to nature here. take... More 

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