Situated in front of the colonial-era Town Hall building, the park is named after Queen Viharamahadevi, the mother of King Dutugamunu. The park was built on land donated to the Colombo city by Charles Henry de Soysa during the British rule of Sri Lanka, and used to be named "Victoria Park" after Queen Victoria.
It also includes a mini zoo, a children's play area and a BAC Jet Provost.
Located at its western end is the Cenotaph War Memorial, Colombo and the Colombo Public Library. The Viharamahadevi Park Open Air Stadium is a venue for concerts and public events.
Behind the golden seated Buddha, you will find a long rectangular pond formed of Italian style lined with trees and fountains. The park is open from 8.00 am to 6.00 pm. There is no entrance fee. In this park, sanitary facilities also available. If you are lucky, you can visit the park when one of the special exhibitions is open. They range from art shows, cultural shows, outdoor theater shows, music concerts to garden shows.
There are many number of stray dogs in the park. Do not touch or feed them in case they have rabies.
(Following accommodation list is randomly generated)Hotels & Other Accommodation >>
Global Towers Hotel
No. 11, Station Avenue, Colombo 06.
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Tel : 0112591000
Movenpick Hotel Colombo
No. 24 Darmapala Mawatha, Colombo 03
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Tel : 0117450450
Pearl Grand Hotel
#09, Edward Lane, Colombo 03.
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Tel : 0112597444
Colombo City Hotel
Level 3, No. 33, Canal Row, Colombo 01.
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Tel : 0115341962
Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo
115, Sri Chitampalam A Gardiner Mawatha, Colombo 02
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Tel : 0112491000
Taj Samudra Hotel
No. 25, Galle Face Center Road, Colombo 03
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Tel : 0115446622
389, Koralawella, Moratuwa
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Tel : 0112658442
Grand Oriental Hotel
No. 2, York Street, Colombo 01.
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Tel : 0112320320
No 48, Janadhipathi Mawatha, Colombo 01
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Tel : 0112421221
Ramada - Colombo
No. 30, Sir Mohamed Macan Markar Mawatha, Colombo 03
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Tel : 0112422001
Mount Lavinia Hotel
No. 100, Hotel Road, Mt. Lavinia
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Tel : 0112711711
Ocean Edge Suites
24, 10th Lane, Marine Drive, Colombo3
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Tel : 0112589999
No. 371, Galle Road, Colombo 06.
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Tel : 0112363306
Shangri- La Hotel Colombo
No-01, Centre Road, Galle Face, Colombo 02
Tel : 0117888288
The Steuart By Citrus
No-45, Janadhipathi Mawatha, Colombo-01
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Tel : 0115575575
Lotus Road, Echelon Square, Colombo 01
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Tel : 0112492492
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