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The Dewatagaha mosque is one of the prominent mosques in Colombo. It's huge and white, the architecture is lovely and beautiful, and we learnt that the mosque is about 200 years old. Its lovely exterior is almost an iconic part of the architecture in the...More
Tamil Muslims are a minority in Colombo. They have their own culture. I visited this place and offered my Asar prayers, It was a spiritual experience for me. Every Muslim must visit this place in order to connect with the Islamic side of Sri Lanka
This is one of the thousands of Muslim mosques buit in Sri Lanka. There are hundreds of moscs in almost all city in sri lanka pretending Sri Lanka is a Muslim Country. You can here they pray every day with loud speakers . The majority...More
Dewatagaha mosque is one of the more prominent Darga in Colombo.The architecture is great. It is also partly a shrine to a Saint from the 19th century - Shaikh Usman Waliyullah - and Muslims and non-Muslims alike visit to pay their respects. To this Darga,...More
This mosque is currently being torn down and rebuilt. Unsure if the new building will be as magnificent (in appearance) as the current structure. Only half of the building currently remains. It is across the street from Odels.
We passed this mosque when walking to Odel. The noticeable thing was all the birds which sat here and not on other buildings around. They looked like pigeons. If it had not been for the birds I might not have even noticed the actual building.
Don't know whether you are allowed to go in or whether there is anything to see inside. Rather out of place architecture next to the Colombo Town Hall. Avoid the area at noon time on Fridays because there are crowds and many vehicles during prayer...More