Monuments & Statues in Colombo

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Monuments & Statues in Colombo

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  • CHANDAN MAJUMDER
    Kolkata (Calcutta), India9 contributions
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    This is the place where the president of Sri Lanka address on the Independence day. It is open on all days. The is also a museum which is currently closed due to covid. The entrance fee is free for all but I think there is a fee to enter the museum.
    Written 27 December 2021
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  • Titus D
    Sri Lanka6,908 contributions
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    It is a beautiful and a tall tower located beside the pubic Library in a central place in Colombo. Both the War Memorial and the public library are on a due of Victoria ark and can see both in one tour.
    The War Memorial is dedicated to Military personnel who died in the world war I and II. Their names are imprinted on the walls of the war memorial.at eye sight level.
    The first war memorial was made in the Galle Face but later it was moved to this lace. It was built by Britishers during their ruling time in 1921 to 1923. It is by the public road and can be seen while travlling by its side.
    Written 4 June 2019
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  • DAMITH CHANDANA
    Kandy, Sri Lanka61 contributions
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    The Queen Victoria statue in Colombo, Sri Lanka, is a historical monument that pays tribute to Queen Victoria, who was the Queen of the United Kingdom from 1837 to 1901. The statue is a symbol of the colonial era in Sri Lanka and can be found in a prominent location in the city of Colombo Near National Museum of Sri Lanka. It represents an important part of the island's history and cultural heritage. It’s located beside the road and no entrance or tickets.
    Written 5 August 2023
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  • GalleFort
    Galle, Sri Lanka5 contributions
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    Pieter Keuneman, Represented the Central Colombo electorate for many years. Central Colombo is multi electorate. He in his life work hard to the upliftment of the electorate and this statue is a tribute to him. He represented Communist Party, where he later become the General Secretary. He was with the ordinary people and champion of workers right. In real life he had walked passed, where the statue stand, with many party workers for the right of the workers. Pieter Keuneman, gave a solution to the housing crisis during his tenure as Housing Minister of Sri Lanka.
    Written 15 September 2021
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  • Terry M
    Hamilton, Canada4,897 contributions
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    The original Aukana Buddha [between Dambulla and Anuradhapur] was striking. A copy of it is in Colombo on Bauddhaloka Mawatha. This one has the advantage of not being covered. It is opposite the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall. It is 50 years old in 2020. Its depiction is giving a blessing.
    Written 4 February 2020
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  • Dan L
    Bunbury, Australia7,762 contributions
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    Perera was the first Trotskyist to become a cabinet minister in the Sri Lankan government, serving two terms as Minister of Finance and Leader of the Opposition. Highly educated from attending schools and universities in both Sri Lanka and the United Kingdom, he became the first native born to gain the degree of Doctor of Science from the University of London. The statue is good for a photo if passing.
    Written 24 November 2019
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  • AznNomad
    Washington DC, DC400 contributions
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    The Lotus Tower is more beautiful on the outside than on the inside. However, the observation deck offers 360-degree views of Colombo.
    Written 24 March 2024
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