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Old Light House cum Clock Tower

Colombo Fort Clock Tower also incorporates a Light House and is also known as Old Colombo Light... read more

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Goa, India
Clock Tower with a Light House

This clock tower is situated in the busiest part of Colombo city, where all the 5 star hotels and... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2018
StevenP3423
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Bengaluru, India
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Colombo Fort Clock Tower also incorporates a Light House and is also known as Old Colombo Light House. The light from the Light house was used for the purpose of navigation of the ships calling the port at Colombo. Its use was discontinued, since the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 3 November 2018

This clock tower is situated in the busiest part of Colombo city, where all the 5 star hotels and the various business houses are and also near the Galle Face beach. It also houses an old light house on the top, which must have been...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 10 May 2018

I came to the Clock Tower through the Old Dutch Hospital. Right at the corner there is a Museum which chronicles the Economic history or the currency of Sri Lanka. It is a free museum and in there a pictorial book showing the pictures of...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 3 May 2018

This early 20th century clock tower is located close to the port area and is not particularly inspiring. However, it's worth a quick photo, if you pass it, whilst walking around the city.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

The clocktower is an important landmark in the capital and more or less marks kilometer zero, the lace where all roads are measured from. It was built in 1829 and is in a very important area of the city where the naval base and the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 7 February 2018

The Colombo Fort Lighthouse , otherwise known as the Lighthouse Clock Tower, is today simply a clock tower. It was a lighthouse but is no longer operational. It was deactivated in 1952 as its light was obscured by other buildings in the vicinity.The landmark was...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 18 January 2018

TA now seems to have the location right but most people have mixed this up with Khan Clock Tower, so you can see more reviews there (this place is also known as "Lighthouse Clock Tower"). Anyway, you'll see this one for sure if you do...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Part of our city exploring. Also named Old Colombo Lighthouse. In earlier times the function was a lighthouse in Colombo. Today it's function is just a clock tower. It's located at the junction of Chatham Street and Janadhipathi Mawatha.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 18 October 2017

The Colombo Fort Lighthouse Clock Tower or Old Colombo Lighthouse is located at the entrance to Fort near the President's House (formerly Queen's House). It is a few minutes walk past the old Parliament and the renovated Dutch Hospital. The clock tower was built by...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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