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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
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.
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.
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
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
Was really captured by the architecture of the building as we drove by the area. The lotus shape and the colors used is very captivating. It is pretty recent building opened in 2011 and is the center of performing arts center in Colombo..
The inspiration for the architecture of the building got from the 12th-century Nelum Pokuna (Lotus Pond) in Polonnaruwa, made by King Parakramabahu the Great. Polonnaruwa's Nelum Pokuna is shaped as an eight-petaled lotus flower.
China showed willingness to construct a cultural theatre in Colombo, in...More
The Nelum Pokuna meaning Lotus Pond is a fully equipped state of art performance centre. It is meant for large theatrical productions. The theatre consists of two venues which includes the main auditorium and an open air amphitheatre . This structure is situated in the...More