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Nelum Pokuna Mahinda Rajapaksa Theatre

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Reviewed 28 November 2018

The well equipped, state of the art performance center could undoubtedly be said as the best theatre of the island. It was built in 2011 and due its elegant outlook and unique design, it has become somewhat an iconic structure of Colombo ever since. The...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Vachintha
Reviewed 3 November 2018

Beautifully structured Theater. It is shaped in the form of a Lotus flower. From outside the structure was very imposing and nice to look at. The theater can accommodate about 1000 people. The entrance to the theater is also very imposing, security is very strict....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

This it's the center of performing arts in Colombo. Nice modern building which is used for large performances.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank rjpriyanka
Reviewed 23 July 2018

I was very priviieged to be able to look inside this wonderful modern building and also to look at the theatre and what it had to offer. The grounds were immaculately kept and security was strong. The auditorium was vast and the accoustics were incredible....More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Stella-Dot
Reviewed 24 March 2018

This is quite an imposing building that was built by the Chinese in the shape of a lotus flower. It is quite modernistic. We managed to get inside even though it was closed and the hallway/reception is vast with some nice pillars. We got into...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Honisoiquimalypense
Reviewed 22 February 2018

Seating capacity for 1000+ with plenty of parking space everyone. The acoustics were great and the seats were comfortable. Only drawback is that no one is allowed to take drinking water inside the teatre.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank HiranyaG1
Reviewed 29 October 2017

An interesting modern structure which resembles a lotus flower built by the Chinese. You can't visit the inside unless attending an event at this theatre. This is not a tourist attraction, but something to view as you pass by.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank hdias
Reviewed 6 October 2017

I walk walking towards the independence square and this structure caught my eyes. Primarily it was because my flag was luring from its top and then it was a magnificent building as well. Turned out that there were some SAARC meeting going on. Like this...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Anik_Rahman
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

I Went and had a look at this theatre and wasn't really much to see. If in Colombo have a look while at the park over road. Nice structure.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank G2Kpauly
Reviewed 23 July 2017

This is not an attraction that is usually open to the public. But you can view it from the street anytime. The only way to enter the theater is on a day when there is a performance. Then you can walk in and explore most...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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