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Number 11

No. 11 33rd Lane | Colombo 3, Colombo 00300, Sri Lanka
+94 11 4 337335
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The absolute highlight of Colombo

Don't worry if you've never heard of Geoffrey Bawa , I hadn't, but if you like design and buildings... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
the_finchley_lees
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VISIT THE FAMOUS BAWA HOUSE NO. 11

My Another Research after The Gallery Caffe is Geoffrey Bawa House no 11 or more famous with BAWA... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2018
Mimith J
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No. 11 33rd Lane | Colombo 3, Colombo 00300, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Don't worry if you've never heard of Geoffrey Bawa , I hadn't, but if you like design and buildings and light and space and fabulous taste, this is a total jewel of a place Lovely unrushed personal tour of this surprisingly spacious home.

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Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

My Another Research after The Gallery Caffe is Geoffrey Bawa House no 11 or more famous with BAWA IN COLOMBO, begin at number 11, the hub of Geoffrey's city life. The house in 33rd lane is an essay in architectural bricollage. In 1958 Bawa bought...More

1  Thank Mimith J
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Reviewed 16 June 2018

Seeing this house is a great treat. If you go, you know that Bawa was perhaps Sri Lanka's leading architect during his lifetime. Like Frank Lloyd Wright in the U.S. or Luis Barragan in Mexico. Walking through his house brought to mind tours of taken...More

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Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

Nice architecture as a must see, he was the lawyer but interesting in architectural, he was very famous and a lot of his work/ designed building widely seen in Colombo. There also accommodation available but always fully book because only 1 suite.

Thank Krittaya P
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Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

It was a pleasure to be able to visit Geoffrey Bawa’s house and be able to gain an insight into his home and way of life. A remarkable, innovative and highly talented person. An absolute “must” visit when visiting Colombo.

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Reviewed 25 March 2018

If you have any interest in Architecture or Geoffrey Bawa, do make a reservation and visit this marvelous house.

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Reviewed 10 March 2018

Being an architect and being on holiday in Sri Lanka how could I not but experience the king of Asian modern Architecture right ....... Well I had a fabulous experience at Lunuganga where I had a wonderful tour of his magnificent estate followed by a...More

4  Thank youngdarrel08
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Reviewed 18 February 2018

The home of Geoffrey Bawa reflects his taste and refinement. If you come to Colombo, don’t miss it. You will be amazed that even his garage was gorgeous. It is immaculate and has art hanging on the walls. The way he merged the inside and...More

1  Thank Barbara P
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Reviewed 18 February 2018

The beautifully designed house by Sri Lankan architect Geoffrey Bawa is certainly worth a look. It is so cleverly laid out to catch the breezes and maintains a lightness about it in every room. The thoughtful placement of objects and the artefacts there are lovely.

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Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

Geoffrey Bawa’s house I a delight to see and very well designed. A great insight to Geoffrey’s lifestyle.

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