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Bawa in Colombo - Private Tour

Take a guided journey around Colombo focusing on the works of the famed architect, Geoffrey Bawa

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Bawa in Colombo - Private Tour

Take a guided journey around Colombo focusing on the works of the famed architect, Geoffrey Bawa

Host

Born and bred in Colombo, your host began developing his walk in the city to share his passion for developing authentic and soulful experiences after working for a jungle eco resort in Yala. With a passion for giving back to the community and travel, when not curating experiences for visitors he volunteers at the National Institute of Mental Health conducting art therapy, or hops on his motorbike to a secluded spot to camp and read in solitude.

US$ 73.00

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  • Number 11, 33rd Lane, Bagatelle Road, Colombo,
  • 2 Hours / 30 Mins

Highlights

  • An insight into the life and work of Sri Lanka's most distinguished architect Geoffrey Bawa

  • Visit a small collection of his achievements including his own house Number 11, Seema Malaka and Gallery cafe

  • Refreshments served at Gallery Cafe

  • This experience is private however, you and your host will join other visitors at Number 11 for the in house public tour

Host

Born and bred in Colombo, your host began developing his walk in the city to share his passion for developing authentic and soulful experiences after working for a jungle eco resort in Yala. With a passion for giving back to the community and travel, when not curating experiences for visitors he volunteers at the National Institute of Mental Health conducting art therapy, or hops on his motorbike to a secluded spot to camp and read in solitude.


Highlights

  • An insight into the life and work of Sri Lanka's most distinguished architect Geoffrey Bawa

  • Visit a small collection of his achievements including his own house Number 11, Seema Malaka and Gallery cafe

  • Refreshments served at Gallery Cafe

  • This experience is private however, you and your host will join other visitors at Number 11 for the in house public tour

US$ 73.00

Book Now
  • Number 11, 33rd Lane, Bagatelle Road, Colombo,
  • 2 Hours / 30 Mins

Details

Your tour of Bawa’s Colombo begins at Number 11, the hub of Geoffrey’s city life. You will discover those that worked for him still look after the house and some of the countless stories to be told. Continue to Seema Malaka temple on Beira Lake, which he redesigned in the 1970s. Finally, visit the Gallery Cafe, once his office and appreciate another of Bawa’s triumphs over a drink.


What to bring:

  • Light, cool clothing

  • Camera


What we’ll provide:

  • Drink (Gallery Cafe)

  • Entrance tickets


Instructions on getting to Location

Your host will meet you at the Number 11, Bagatelle Road, Colombo 03

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