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The Lotus Tower opened to the public


The Lotus Tower in Colombo opened to the public on 15th September 2022. It is located in Colombo, Sri Lanka, facing Beira Lake. The structure stands 350 meters (1,150 feet) tall and covers an area of 10.5 acres. The Lotus Tower is considered the tallest self-supporting structure in South Asia, the second-tallest skyscraper in South Asia, the eleventh-tallest tower in Asia, and the nineteenth-tallest tower in the world.

How do you travel to Lotus Tower?

If a traveler is coming straight from the Katunayake Bandaranaike international airport, there are numerous ways they can visit the Lotus Tower.

By cab:- The distance to travel from the airport to the Lotus Tower is 33 kilometers. The journey will take about 37 minutes to reach the destination via the Colombo-Katunayake highway.

By Bus:- If travelers like to take public transportation, they have to walk from the airport to the Katunayake Bus Stop. Then can get a bus to the Colombo Fort Bus Stop (Bus Route number 187). From Colombo fort, it is easy to take a tuk-tuk (it will cost approximately LKR 300) to reach Lotus Tower. This entire journey will take approximately two hours and thirty minutes.

Opening hours

  • weekdays:- 2.00 PM to 10.00 PM
  • weekend:- 12.00 PM to 10.00 PM

Entrance ticket prices

  • The entrance ticket costs USD 20 for foreign travelers.

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