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Colombo Harbour

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Colombo Harbour

Sri Lanka Ports Authority, 19, Chaithya Road, ,

The Colombo Harbour is also known by the name, the Port of Kolomtota and is known to be the largest and one of the busiest ports in the world. It is ranked among the top most 35 ports and is situated in Colombo, Sri Lanka. It is an important terminal in ...

Category:Architecture
Telephone+94 11 242 1201 / +94 11 242 1231
Fax+94 11 244 0651
Colombo Light House

Galbokka Point, Chaithya Road, ,

Colombo Lighthouse is a Lighthouse in Colombo in Sri Lanka and it is operated and maintained by the Sri Lanka Ports Authority. It is located at Galbokka Point south of the Port of Colombo on the waterfront along the marine drive, in Colombo fort. The l ...

Category:Places
COLOMBO NATIONAL MUSEUM

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www.museum.gov.lk

The oldest and largest Museum in the country, established 1877. Best known for collection of antiques and objects of art and the library of the museum has more than 4,000 palm leaf manuscripts. Among the exhibits are the regalia of the King of Kandy; anci ...

Colombo Round Table 1

, , , 00100

www.crt1.org

Category:Organizations
Telephone+94-77-3243204
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Concerning A Man And Two Yakās

IN a certain country there was a man who had cut a chena. The man, without any one joining with him, went one day and made ready to cut a fresh chena at a place where there was a large tree. Then the Yakā who dwelt in the tree became afraid, and having d ...

Dances of Sri Lanka

Sri lanka

People of ancient Sri Lanka regarded dance as the best way to please the nature gods and danced to save themselves from natural disasters. Dancing started in Sri Lanka during the 4th century BCE. However South Indian influence became obvious in Sri Lanka ...

Category:Arts and Crafts
Deepavali Festival Day

Sri Lanka,

Diwali also known as the "festival of lights", is an ancient Hindu festival celebrated in autumn every year.[The festival spiritually signifies the victory of light over darkness, knowledge over ignorance, good over evil, and hope over despair. The festiv ...

Category:Festivals

Dehiwala Zoo

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Dehiwala Zoo

Anagarika Dharmapala Mawatha, ,

www.colombozoo.gov.lk

Dehiwala Zoo, also known as Colombo Zoo, is one of the most frequented tourist destinations of the city. It is situated on Galle Road at a distance of 9.6 km from the city center. The zoo is home to a large number of animals and bird species. Some of the ...

Category:Places
Telephone+94 11 271 2752-3

Demala Maha Seya

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Demala Maha Seya

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Located on the Polonnaruwa ancient city complex, this gigantic uncompleted Stupa has been built by king Parakramabahu (1153-1186) using the labour of Tamil (Demala) prisoners brought from India when he attacked the Soli Kingdom in South India. For some re ...

Category:History

Dematagoda

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Dematagoda

Dematagoda, ,

Dematagoda is a suburb in Colombo, Sri Lanka surrounded by Borella, Kolonnawa and Maradana. The suburb consists of many schools and restaurants & bars. The suburb has many places worth visiting that keep its visitors engaged. One can visit the Borella sup ...

Category:Places

Diasporalanka

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Diasporalanka

www.diasporalanka.org/index.html

Category:Organizations
TelephoneAustralia: +61 403 694 132 / Sri Lanka: +94 771 023 981
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Dolphin Watching in Kalpitiya

Kalpitiya, , , , 61360

www.kalpitiyadolphin.com

One of the main reasons for visiting tourist. From November to March you will see pods of 1000 dolphins! Tours are done early mornings. Spinner Dolphins are the most common with Bottlenose, Risso and Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphins are seeing regularly. ...

Category:Festivals
Donald Steel Golf Tournament in Kandy

Kandy, , , , 20000

www.golfsrilanka.com

The 15th Annual Donald Steel Golf tournament will take place at the spectacular Victoria Golf & Country Resort in Kandy. A much looked forward to event in the Sri Lanka Golf calendar, this amateur golf tournament attracts over 100 players from about 15 co ...

Category:Festivals

Dutch Museum

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Dutch Museum

Dutch Museum, Prince Street, ,

www.museum.gov.lk/web/index.php?option=com_regionalm&task=re

This two storied large building reflecting the features of a 17th century Dutch Urban house was built by Thomas Van Rhee, The Dutch Governor of Sri Lanka from 1692- 1697 as his official residence. During the British period in 1796 this building was used a ...

Category:Architecture
Telephone+94 11 244 8466
E-mail
Elephant Polo Tournament

Galle International Cricket Stadium, , , , 80000

This elephant polo tournament, which is held in Galle annually in February, is formally known as the Ceylon Elephant Polo Association Tournament, and is a thrilling sight, where two riders are atop the elephant, with the player using a cane to hit the bal ...

Category:Festivals

Esala Poya Day

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Esala Poya Day

Sri Lanka,

Grand festival of Esala is celebrated in many parts of the Island specially Kandy. History of the festival dates back to 3rd century BC. Colourful large processions are held for several nights. This is the biggest festival in the region and is celebrated ...

Category:Festivals
European architecture

Sri lanka

European architecture left considerably influence on the way buildings were made in Sri Lanka. The Portuguese left the tiled-roof building with its verandah, the Catholic churches as well as the forts. Galle fort is an excellent example of Dutch legacy. T ...

Category:Arts and Crafts

Gadaladeniya

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Gadaladeniya

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This site with an ancient monastery is found on the flat rock at Diggala in the district of Kandy. According to an inscription this temple was built by King Buwanekabahu IV in the year 1344. The chief architect of this temple has been a south Indian calle ...

Category:Places
Gadaladeniya temple

Gadaladeniya Rd, ,

Gadaladeniya temple basking on the city of kandy, is a well known tourist destination in Sri lanka. Usually it is visited by devotees, pilgrims, History enthusiasts and nature lovers. The temple of Gadaladeniya plays a key role in Sri lankan tourism. In o ...

Category:History

Gal Vihara

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Gal Vihara

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The Gal Vihara (Sinhala: ගල් විහාරය), also known as Gal Viharaya, is a rock temple of the Buddha situated in the ancient city of Polonnaruwa in north-central Sri Lanka. It was fashioned in the 12th century by Parakramabahu I. The central feature of the te ...

Category:History
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