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Nowadays the lighthouse is inland and overlooks a Chinese construction project. It's OK if you just happen to pass by, otherwise it's not worth your time.. You can see a real nice light house in the fort of Gallle.
I guess Colombo is the only city, which had many light houses, and they still preserved the old unused lighthouses as well. The older light houses are within the city now, which shows that the city had expanded to the sea. The current one will...More
Hmm, it's OK, but not worth going out of your way to see. Sadly, it is no longer near the sea due to a massive land reclamation project. In my opinion, Colombo needs to be careful not to over-modernise; for it could lose much of...More
The present lighthouse was built in 1952 but these days it is far from the sea as the government is reclaiming it by filling the area with sand. There is nothing but sand all around the area as workers are busy developing the area. There...More
This lighthouse, which is perhaps 60 years old, seems to have come down in the world as a landmark. It is curiously buried in an area in which a lot of port construction has occurred, which leaves one imagining how it might have been at...More