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Old Parliament Building

Fort, Colombo, Sri Lanka
+94 77 838 3798
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“galle face” (24 reviews)
Fort, Colombo, Sri Lanka
+94 77 838 3798
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The old parliament building is a huge structure resembling many such buildings in Europe. Nicely situated adjacent to a lake on one side and facing sea on the other.

Thank Pinchichotu
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Old Parliament is a prominent land mark in the city of Colombo. It is facing the famous Galle Face Green. Walking distance from most of the 5 star and the other hotels in the main city. Public is not allowed to enter with out proper...More

Thank cecilratnayake
Reviewed 8 November 2017

The view of the parliament building and surrounding area is very beautiful. the place is so calm and nice.

Thank Nusrat J
Reviewed 22 October 2017

I passed through this place while walking across the beach road in the evening, Even in the dark the building was prominent and showed that it was a magnificent structure.

Thank arinds
Reviewed 17 October 2017

The old Parliament building which is near the Fort is a splendid building from the colonial era. The PM's office used to be at the back of the Parliament. There are statues of former Prime Minister's in the grounds.

Thank hdias
Reviewed 13 October 2017

The Old Parliament Building was built during the British colonial era to house the Legislative Council of Ceylon. Now the building houses the Presidential Secretariat of Sri Lanka. It’s situated very near to the Colombo fort facing the sea and is in close proximity to...More

Thank zamanwho
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Located right next to the Fort area makes it really convenient to get here. One can simply walk from the fort area or also from the galle face beach. The parliament building stands proud among some other higg rise building but its lush green lawn...More

Thank Anik_Rahman
Reviewed 30 September 2017

An iconic historical structure facing the sea in Galle Face area. Upcoming skyscrapers trying to overshadow this superb architectural marvel radiating history.

Thank satkr
Reviewed 11 September 2017

This building is located within Colombo Commercial District and next to the coastal line of Colombo. Surely an Historical Place.

Thank kiltmaker2
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Iconic & amazing is my choice of words. A complete reminder of the Colonial past of Sri Lanka. Since it is been used as part of the Presidential Secretariat looks a very busy place. I love the statues that keep looking at the travelers.

Thank aphroditekinda
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