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Last updated on June 17, 2024

COLOMBO lotus tower opening hours

Opening hours of Colombo Lotus Tower/Nelum Kuluna will be 9.00AM to 10.00PM on Weekdays and 9.00AM to 11.00PM on Weekends

Tickets will be issued on weekdays and weekends at the following times:
Weekdays from 9.00 AM to 9.00 PM and Weekends from 9.00AM to 10.00PM.

Lotus Tower Entrance ticket prices (Tourists)

  • Lotus Tower Tourist ticket price (Adults)

    Nelum Kuluna adult ticket price for Tourists

USD 20

  • Lotus Tower Tourist ticket price (Children above 10 years)

    Nelum Kuluna ticket price for Tourists (Children above 10 years)

USD 20

  • Lotus Tower Tourist ticket price (Children 3-10 years)

    Nelum Kuluna ticket price for Tourists (Children 3-10 years)

USD 10

  • Lotus Tower Tourist ticket price (Children below 3 years)

    Nelum Kuluna ticket price for Tourists (Children below 3 years)

Free

Lotus Tower Entrance ticket prices (Sri Lankans)

  • Lotus Tower local ticket price (Adult)

    Nelum Kuluna adult ticket price for Sri Lankans

LKR 500

  • Lotus Tower local ticket price (Children above 10 years)

    Nelum Kuluna ticket price for Sri Lankans (Children above 10 years)

LKR 500

  • Lotus Tower local ticket price (Children 3-10 years)

    Nelum Kuluna ticket price for Sri Lankans (Children 3-10 years)

LKR 200

  • Lotus Tower local ticket price (Children below 3 years)

    Nelum Kuluna ticket price for Sri Lankans (Children below 3 years)

Free

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Colombo Lotus tower - overview

The tallest skyscraper of Sri Lanka – Colombo Lotus tower is also known as “Nelum Kuluna” in Sinhala. Colombo lotus tower is one of the most famous tourist sites in the town of Colombo, Sri Lanka. Standing at a height of 356 meters and this is the tallest tower in South Asia, 11th tallest tower in Asia and 19th tallest tower in the world. It has become one of the major tourist attractions in Sri Lanka and popular among tourists.

Lotus tower can attract more than thousands of tourists every day. It is open 24 hours and 365 days of the year for the tourists. On special festivals such as Pongal, Diwali, Eid, Christmas and many more the interiors of the tower are decorated accordingly.

Can public visit Lotus Tower?

Tickets are priced at Rs. 500 and Rs. 2,000 while the tickets for foreigners is priced at UD$ 20. For a 2000 rupees ticket visitors can enter the premises without queuing and can go up the tower a few times. For a 500 rupee ticket a visitor can go up the tower only once.

What is inside the Lotus Tower?

The base of the tower covers an area of 30,600 square meters, including four gates to enter the tower. Inside, you will find a restaurant, a communication museum, supermarkets, food courts, luxury hotel rooms, and ballrooms.

What is the Lotus Tower used for?

It was first proposed to be built in the suburb of Peliyagoda but later the Government of Sri Lanka decided to change the location. The lotus-shaped tower is used for communication, observation and other leisure facilities.

What is the height of nelum Kuluna (Lotus Tower)?

Towering at an imposing height of 350 metres

How many floors does the Lotus Tower have?

Colombo lotus tower has 13 floors

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It's advisable to start climbing either early morning or late afternoon to avoid intense midday heat

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