Old City Hall
Dating to 1865, this municipal building from the British era is mostly empty today, save for some old trucks and municipal equipment on...
Dutch Period Museum
This unique museum was originally the 17th-century residence of the Dutch governor and has since been used as a Catholic seminary, a...
New Palm Leaf Hotel
Like elsewhere in Sri Lanka, ‘hotel’ here means ‘simple eating place’. Across the very busy road from Fort station and close to Pettah’s...
cnr 2nd Cross & Bankshall Sts · interesting places nearby
Jami-Ul-Alfar Mosque information
The decorative 1909 Jami-Ul-Alfar Mosque has candy-striped red-and-white brickwork. The mosque is closed to non-Muslims during prayer times and Fridays.