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TOP 10 LIGHTHOUSES OF SRI LANKA

1. Great Basses, near Kirinda

2. Little Basses, near Kirinda

3. Barberyn, Beruwela

4. Dondra Head, near Matara

5. Colombo

6. Talaimannar, Mannar Island

7. Galle

8. Kankesanturai, Jaffna

9. Point Pedro, Jaffna

10. Foul Point, Trincomalee

 

TOP 10 CLOCK TOWERS OF SRI LANKA

1. Colombo, Chatham Street (1857)

2. Koch Memorial, Kynsey Road, Colombo (1881)

3. Khan, Pettah (1923)

4. Kandy, Dalada Vidiya (1950)

5. Anthonisz Memorial, Galle (1883)

6. Jaffna (1882)

7. Kurunegala (1922)

8. Piliyandala (1953)

9. Railway Station, Maradana

10. Old Dutch Clock Tower, Negombo (ruins)

 

TOP 10 COLONIAL COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS IN KANDY

1. Cargills

2. Hatton National Bank

3. Bank of Ceylon

4. Walker & Greig

5. Elephant House

6. Post Office

7. Kachcheri

8. Muslim Hotel

9. Royal Hotel

10. Olde Empire Hotel

 

TOP 10 COLONIAL COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS IN COLOMBO

1. Cargills & Millers Building, Fort

2. Dutch Hospital, Fort

3. General Post Office, Fort

4. De Mel Building

5. Lloyd’s Building, Pettah

6. Whiteways Department Store Building, Pettah

7. Hong Kong & Shanghai Bank (HSBC) Building, Fort

8. Mackinnons Building, Fort

9. Indian Bank Building (formerly Plantation House), Colombo

10. State Pharmaceuticals Corporation of Sri Lanka Building, Fort

 

TOP 10 COLONIAL HOTELS IN SRI LANKA

1. Galle Face Hotel, Colombo

2. Mount Lavinia Hotel, Colombo

3. Queens Hotel, Kandy

4. Grand Hotel, Nuwara Eliya

5. Hill Club, Nuwara Eliya

6. Amangalla Hotel (formerly the New Oriental Hotel), Galle

7. St Andrew’s Hotel, Nuwara Eliya

8. Grand Oriental Hotel (GOH), Colombo

9. Bandarawela Hotel, Bandarawela

10. Sanctuary at Tissawewa (formerly the Tissawewa Grand), Anuradhapura

 

TOP 10 OLD REST HOUSES IN SRI LANKA

1. Tissawewa Rest House

2. Dambulla Rest House

3. Jaffna Rest House

4. Matara Rest House

5. Hanguranketa Rest House

6. Hikkaduwa Rest House

7. Tangalle Rest House

8. Badulla Rest House

9. Sigiriya Rest House

10. Balangoda Rest House

 

TOP 10 COLONIAL GOVERNMENT BUILDINGS IN SRI LANKA

1. Old Parliament House, Galle Face, Colombo (1929)

2. National Museum, Colombo (1873)

3. Old Town Hall, Colombo (1873)

4. Old Railway Terminus, Colombo (1858) – Now used as a warehouse

5. City Hall, Colombo (1929)

6. Governor’s Pavilion (formerly the King’s Pavilion), Kandy

7. Governor’s Residence (Queen’s Cottage), Nuwara Eliya

8. Kachcheri, Kandy (1880)

9. Old Park Kachcheri, Jaffna

10. Prime Minister’s Office (Sirimathipaya Mansion), Colombo

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