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“The Lotus Pond in Colombo”

“The Lotus Pond in Colombo”

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The Nelum Pokuna Mahinda Rajapaksa Theatre (known simply as the Nelum Pokuna to most locals), is a major performing arts centre in Colombo. The word Nelum Pokuna means “Lotus Pond”, and the architecture of the building takes direct inspiration from the similarly-named 12th-century lotus pond in Sri Lankan’s ancient city of Polonnaruwa. The building was

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Sigiriya Mirror Wall

Sigiriya Mirror Wall

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The Sigiriya Graffiti were written on the surface of the Mirror Wall at Sigiriya in Sri Lanka between 600AD and 1400AD. Scribbled on the wall are over 1800 pieces of prose, poetry and commentary written by ancient tourists. These graffiti offer a fascinating insight into the history of Sigiriya and the evolution of language in

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Geoffrey Bawa Hospitality Architecture in Sri Lanka

Geoffrey Bawa Hospitality Architecture in Sri Lanka

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In Sri Lanka’s hospitality architecture, giant footprints have been created by world renowned architectGeoffrey Bawa, including his service to the iconic brands in the trade of hospitality. His remarkable concepts today become a unique experience in the industry. With his exceptional skills and expertise, he calls as the Father of Sri Lankan architecture and is