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Beautiful Old Architectures!

The Dewatagaha mosque is one of the prominent mosques in Colombo. It's huge and white, the... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2017
Dhaka City, Bangladesh
Beautiful Mosque being torn down

This mosque is currently being torn down and rebuilt. Unsure if the new building will be as... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2016
Tampa, Florida
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17 Oct 2017
“Beautiful Old Architectures!”
15 Sep 2016
“A Shrine and a Mosque in Colombo.”
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

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

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank zamanwho
Reviewed 15 September 2016

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

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Farhan K
Reviewed 28 August 2016

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

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Hotel-Leala
Reviewed 14 August 2016

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

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank fhanifdeen
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

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.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank VinceGnombardy
Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

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.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank EveningEater
Reviewed 16 December 2015

A beautiful muslim cultural symbol at the very popular Colombo 7 area, right opposite to the Odel, nice clean place and a calm inside property.

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank Ris_SLK
Reviewed 29 July 2015

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

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank Gayan P
Reviewed 16 February 2015

This place would be good for a quick stop and snap a couple of pictures but do not wast much time here..

Date of experience: February 2015
1  Thank Jimmy S
Reviewed 17 March 2014

it is very nice and interesting building style,you must see this mosque if you visit colombo,it is also very clean and center of the colombo

Date of experience: February 2014
1  Thank nomad4838
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