Colombo Town Hall Building

Colombo Town Hall

Colombo Municipal Council building, or famously known as “Colombo Town Hall” one of the prominent land mark in Colombo. This building is located in front of the Viharamahadevi park and currently houses Colombo Municipality mayor’s office, admin staff and council meeting room.

Colombo Town Hall

Construction of this building was done according to the British architecture. The front white Columns and the roof top dome add majestic look to the building. The original land of the this building included the Viharamahadevi park also. Even now it has a large ground in front of the building and it used for various meetings.

Colombo Town Hall

With the removal of boundary iron fence and the recent renovation, this build got more visibility and a sceneric view. During recent years, this building became a popular back ground for many wedding photos and pre shoots. If you travel through the F.R. Senanayaka Mawatha in early morning, you may notice several wedding shoots per week.

Colombo Town Hall

History of the Colombo Municipal Council building:

This building is one of the remaining few Colonial Building in Colombo. The construction of this building was started in year 1924 and completed in year 1927. Purpose of constructing this building was to use as the office of the mayor and council chamber. Same time it was designed to be used as a ball room.

Colombo Town Hall



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