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Old Parliament Building

Fort, Colombo, Sri Lanka
+94 77 838 3798
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful old style British empire looking building, worth a stop and drive around as it is a splendid site and harks back to bygone era's

Thank REG_7516
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The old Parliament Building is a remarkable Colonial architecture having a political history and stands in front of the sea. It is located in the heart of of Colombo Fort, this architectural marvel is a unique building in Sri Lanka.It is now the office of...More

Thank Titus D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Can't enter, take pics from outside. Lanka needs to become tourist friendly, need to throw up a number of buildings for public.

Thank VKN75
Reviewed 13 April 2017

This is our old parliment, which is now used as the Presidential Secretariet. Due to security reason there are limitations however a good place to visit.

Thank jrkfernando
Reviewed 9 April 2017

A good piece of architecture to have a look at, reminiscent of the colonial era. Good to have a quick look and take a couple of photos.

Thank ExploreroftheGlobe
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Historic Building overlooking the ocean at Galle Face Park. But strange that all the statues of preeminent Sri Lankans are wearing western suits.

Thank atmananda
Reviewed 30 March 2017

We get to see lot of british era buildings and this old Parliment building is a big structure well maintained retaining the originality of the building

Thank mythili_rm19
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Impressive old colonial parliament building. Cool architecture in classic, traditional sense. Not open for visitors, but you can get next views from outside the fence.

Thank Raintree_Thailand
Reviewed 26 March 2017

An impressive building but you can't get into it. I wouldn't go out of my way to see it but interestin to pass on a walking tour of the fort.

Thank 50_s0methings
Reviewed 15 March 2017

The Old parliament Building is a building that houses the presidential secretariat of Sri Lanka. It is situated in the city of Colombo on the sea coast well close to the Green face Galle area. I did view this from the outside on my city...More

Thank SHDD
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