Saturday, July 17, 2021

De Mel Building, Colombo

De Mel Building
The De Mel Building is an old building located in Colombo Fort, Sri Lanka. 

The four-storied building (with a ground floor) is said to have been built in 1901 (Manathunga, 2016). A restaurant is maintained on the ground floor while the upper floors are reserved for office activities (Manathunga, 2016). The facade of the building is decorated with cylindrical columns of Corinthian style and floral designs (Manathunga, 2016).
 
Attribution
1) _MG_8275 and _MG_8274 by Pahol Chaloeykitti are licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

References
1) Manathunga, S. B., 2016. Pauranika Sthana Saha Smaraka: Kolamba Distrikkaya (In Sinhala). Department of Archaeology (Sri Lanka). ISBN: 955-9159-39-9. pp.31-32. 
 
Location Map
This page was last updated on 31 July 2021
For a complete tourist map follow this link: Lankapradeepa Tourist Map

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