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Read Bridge

Read Bridge is a beam-structured bridge located at Clarke Quay within the Singapore River Planning Area in Singapore. The bridge crosses the Singapore River linking Clarke Quay to Swissotel Merchant Court. The bridge was built in 1881 and complet ...

                                               

102 Incheon Tower

The 102 Incheon Tower was a supertall twin tower proposed for construction in Songdo International City, Incheon, South Korea. The design consisted of two 151 floor, 710 m supertall skyscrapers connected by three skybridges. the building would ha ...

                                               

Boutique Monaco

Boutique Monaco is a 117-metre, 27-storey residential skyscraper in the ward of Seocho-gu in Seoul. The working title of this building was "Missing Matrix"; it was designed by architect Minsuk Cho, and has 172 units. It was the recipient of the 2 ...

                                               

Busan Lotte Town Tower

The Busan Lotte Town Tower, also known as Busan Lotte World Tower is a 108-floor, 510.1 m supertall skyscraper on hold in Busan, South Korea. The tower is planned on a site next to Nampo-dong station on Busan Subway Line 1. The tower is the cente ...

                                               

Busan Tower

Busan Tower is a 120-metre-high tower at Yongdusan Park, located in Jung-gu, Busan, South Korea. Busan Tower was built in 1973. Its only used for entertainment purposes and doesnt have any transmitting equipment which sets the tower apart from ma ...

                                               

Central City (Seoul)

Central City is a complex of buildings in Seoul, South Korea. Central City, originally called Seoul General Terminal 서울종합터미날, was planned as a new intercity bus terminal in mid-1970s. The original plan was changed to accommodate Honam and ...

                                               

Gangnam Finance Center

Gangnam Finance Center, formerly known as Star Tower or I-Tower, is a 204 metres skycraper in Seoul, South Korea. It was constructed in the period 1995–2001. It is the 33rd tallest building in South Korea and 9th or 10th tallest sources vary buil ...

                                               

Gyeonghuigung

Gyeonghui Palace was a palace located in Seoul, South Korea. It was one of the "Five Grand Palaces" built by the Joseon Dynasty.

                                               

Herb Hillz

Naengcheon Nature Land is a park that is located in Daegu Dalseong-gun, South Korea. In March 1976 it was created and named Naengcheon Nature Won, then changed its name to Naengcheon Nature Land in March 1993. In June 2005 it was renamed again to ...

                                               

Hyundai Global Business Center

Hyundai Global Business Center is a 105-floor, 569-metre supertall skyscraper scheduled to begin construction in June 2019 in Samseong-dong, Gangnam District, Seoul.

                                               

International Convention Center Jeju

International Convention Center Jeju opened in 2003 on Jeju Island, South Korea, in the Jungmun Resort near the city of Seogwipo. It began under private-public consortium ownership and is becoming fully publicly owned. It consists of a larger ova ...

                                               

Kumho Asiana Main Tower

Kumho Asiana Main Tower is the headquarters of the Kumho Asiana Group, a South Korean conglomerate. The head office of Air Seoul is in the building.

                                               

LS Tower

The LS Tower is the headquarters of the Korean cable manufacturer LS Cable & System and is located in Anyang, South Korea. The construction works for the 20-story building began in 2006 and LS Cable & System moved its headquarters to LS Tower aft ...

                                               

Pungnaptoseong

Earthen Fortification in Pungnap-dong, Seoul is a flat earthen wall built at the edge of the Han River in Korea. It has a circumference of 3.5 km. It is located in modern-day Pungnap-dong, Songpa-gu, Seoul. It used to be included in the neighbori ...

                                               

Seodaemun Independence Park

Seodaemun Independence Park is an educational and cultural park located in Hyunjeo-dong, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul, South Korea. The park contains various monuments and buildings, most notably the Seodaemun Prison Museum. The park receives nearly half ...

                                               

115 Fifth Lane

115 Fifth Lane is the home of Ranil Wickremesinghe, former Prime Minister of Sri Lanka. It was built by Wickremesinghes father, press baron Esmond Wickremesinghe. Wickremesinghe continues to live at Fifth Lane, using the Prime Ministers official ...

                                               

Achilleion, Colombo

Achilleion is a proposed residential complex in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Upon completion, the complex is planned to consist of two twin skyscrapers of 50 floors each, connected by two skybridges; one at the centre of the towers and the other at the to ...

                                               

Adisham Hall

Adisham Hall, or Adisham Bungalow is a country house near Haputale, in the Badulla District, Sri Lanka. At present, it houses the Adisham monastery of Saint Benedict. It has a relic of St. Sylvester at the chapel. The house was built in 1931 by a ...

                                               

All Saints Church, Galle

The decision to build an Anglican church at Galle, was initiated by the first Bishop of Colombo, Rt. Rev. James Chapman. The foundation of the church was laid on 30 October 1868, by Rev. Dr. Piers Calveley Claughton, the second Bishop of Colombo. ...

                                               

Amaradeva Asapuwa

Amaradeva Asapuwa is a music ashram, which is being built in Battaramulla, Sri Lanka in memory of one of the countrys leading musicians, W. D. Amaradeva. Construction began on 28 August 2017, with the President of Sri Lanka Maithripala Sirisena l ...

                                               

Arcadia, Diyatalawa

Arcadia is a country house in Diyatalawa, in the Badulla District, Sri Lanka. It is known for being the country house of the press baron D.R. Wijewardene. Built by British planter, G. M. Crabbe, the house and tea estate which was also called Arca ...

                                               

Ariyalai Siddhivinayakar Temple

Ariyalai Sithivinayakar Temple or Sithivinayakar Kovil is an ancient temple located about 100 metres west of A9 Road, around 5 kilometres from Jaffna Town. This was rehabilitated by Advocate Arulampalam circa 1918. This temple was visited by Maha ...

                                               

Braemar, Colombo

Braemar was the principal adulthood home of J. R. Jayewardene former President of Sri Lanka. Jayewardene and his wife Elina built it in 1938 located Ward Place, Colombo. The original house named Braemar, was built by Gilbert Leonard Rupasinghe, a ...

                                               

Cargills Square

Cargills Square is a shopping mall in the city of Jaffna in northern Sri Lanka. The mall is located in the heart of the city at the junction of Hospital Street and Mahathma Gandhi Road, opposite Jaffna Hospital. Work on the Rs.500 million shoppin ...

                                               

Chief Justices House, Colombo

The Chief Justices House is the official residence of the Chief Justice of Sri Lanka, located on Bauddhaloka Mawatha, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

                                               

Crescat Boulevard

Crescat Boulevard also popularly known as Crescat is a Sri Lankan shopping mall which is located at Western Province, Kollupitiya, Colombo near the St. Thomas Preparatory School and Crescat Residencies adjoining the Cinnamon Grand Hotel. It is a ...

                                               

Dakkhina Stupa

Dakkhina Stupa is a 2nd-century BC large brick Stupa in Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka. The Stupa was identified to have been built to mark the site of cremation of King Dutugamunu. The structure was identified in 1946 as Dakkhina Stupa by the eminent a ...

                                               

Fort Hammenhiel

Fort Hammenhiel is a fort built around a small island between the islands of Kayts and Karaitivu of Jaffna Peninsula in Northern Sri Lanka.

                                               

Generals House, Colombo

The British Colonial Government of Ceylon constructed several Class" A” type quarters to house government officials along Bullers Road. These houses have a large drawing room, dining room, office room and four large bedrooms. These quarters are s ...

                                               

Generals House, Nuwara Eliya

Generals House is a country house in Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka. It is the vacationing and country residence of Members of Parliament. Located within the limits of the Nuwara Eliya Municipal Council along the Grand Hotel Drive, next to The Hill Club ...

                                               

Giragama Walawwa

Giragama Walawwa is a historic Walawwa building located on the corner of Yatinuwara Veediya and Sir Bennet Soysa Veediya Kandy, Sri Lanka. The building is originally built in 1814 and considered as the oldest walawwa building within the Kandy. It ...

                                               

Glendale Bungalow

At the height of World War II, school children where evacuated from Colombo after it was bombed by the Imperial Japanese Navy in 1942. Many of the prominent schools of Colombo were shifted to the relatively safer Bandarawela town. In 1942 forms 1 ...

                                               

Gnanams Hotel

Gnanams Hotel is a hotel in the city of Jaffna in northern Sri Lanka. The 32 room hotel is located in the heart of the city on Clock Tower Road, near Jaffna Hospital. Built in 1982, during the civil war the hotel was occupied by the Sri Lankan mi ...

                                               

Grand Mosque of Colombo

The Grand Mosque of Colombo is a mosque located in Colombo, Sri Lanka. The mosque has a documented history that goes back over 500 years. The earliest European reference to the mosque appears in a description from November 1505 when the commander ...

                                               

St. James Church, Nallur

In 1817 the Anglican Church Mission Society CMS approved the establishment of missions in Ceylon. On 20 December 1817 four clergymen - Joseph Knight, Samuel Lambrick, Robert Major and Benjamin Ward - and their wives left England and sailed to Cey ...

                                               

Jetwing Jaffna

Jetwing Jaffna is a hotel in the city of Jaffna in northern Sri Lanka. The seven-storey 55 room star class hotel is located in the heart of the city on Mahatma Gandhi Road, next to Cargills Square. The hotel was built on land purchased in 1975 by ...

                                               

Kandy Town Hall

The Town Hall of Kandy is the headquarters of the Kandy Municipal Council and the office of the Mayor of Kandy. The building known as the Dunuwille Walawwe was acquired by the Municipal Council in 1870 at a court sanctioned auction, conducted to ...

                                               

Kopay Army Base

In the early 1990s, when the rebel Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam LTTE controlled the Valikamam region of Jaffna peninsula, they built a thuyilum illam resting place for their maaveerar great heroes in Kopay. After the Sri Lankan military recap ...

                                               

Kshetrarama Maha Vihara

Kshetrarama Maha Vihara is a historic Buddhist temple situated in Moratuwa, Sri Lanka. It is located in the Lakshapathiya area, approximately 1.2 km from Katubedda junction on Colombo-Galle main road. The temple has been formally recognized by th ...

                                               

Kuttam Pokuna

One of the best specimen of bathing tanks or pools in ancient Sri Lanka is the pair of pools known as Kuttam Pokuna. The said pair of pools were built by the Sinhalese in the ancient kingdom of Anuradhapura. These are considered one of the signif ...

                                               

Lankarama

Lankarama is a stupa built by King Valagamba, in an ancient place at Galhebakada in the ancient kingdom of Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka. Nothing is known about the ancient form of the stupa, and later this was renovated. The ruins show that there are ...

                                               

Liberty Plaza, Colombo

Liberty Plaza Shopping Complex also popularly known as Liberty Plaza is a Sri Lankan shopping mall which is located at Western Province, Kollupitiya, Colombo. It sells both local and international brands. It is the first shopping complex to be co ...

                                               

Lovamahapaya

Lovamahapaya is a building situated between Ruwanweliseya and Sri Mahabodiya in the ancient city of Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka. It is also known as the Brazen Palace or Lohaprasadaya because the roof was covered with bronze tiles. In ancient times, ...

                                               

Madiwela Housing Complex

Madiwela Housing Complex in the suburb of Madiwela, Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte is a housing scheme owned and maintained by the Parliament of Sri Lanka for the use of Members of Parliament from out side Colombo. Until the 1980s, MPs from outlying r ...

                                               

The Manor House, Kandy

The Manor House is a boutique hotel in Sri Lanka, located in Aladeniya, about 8 kilometres from Kandy. The original building, known as the Nugawela Aluth Walauwa, was constructed in 1884 by K. Nugawela. The current building was constructed in 192 ...

                                               

Mumtaz Mahal, Colombo

The Mumtaz Mahal is the former official residence of the Speaker of the Parliament of Sri Lanka, located in Kollupitiya, a suburb of Colombo. Built in 1929, it was purchased in 1948 to serve as the official residence of the Speaker of the House o ...

                                               

Our Lady of Sorrows Church, Kandawala

The Church of Our Lady of Sorrows) is a Roman Catholic church located in Kandawala in the Archdiocese of Colombo, Sri Lanka. Kandawala parish was home to the Church of Our Lady of Sorrows at Kandawala, St. Theresas Church at Batapattala and Churc ...

                                               

Pettah Market

The Pettah Market also called Manning Market is an open market in the suburb of Pettah in the city of Colombo, Sri Lanka. The entrance to the Pettah Market is marked formally by a tall monument in the centre of a roundabout, known as the Khan Clo ...

                                               

Piliyandala Clock Tower

The Piliyandala Clock Tower is located in the Piliyandala, Sri Lanka. The clock tower is a popular landmark of the Piliyandala. According to local residents and documentation, this clock tower is one of the tallest on the island rising to a heigh ...

                                               

Prime Ministers Lodge

Prime Ministers Lodge is a country house in Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka. It is the vacationing and country residence of the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka. Located within the limits of the Nuwara Eliya Municipal Council along the Queen Elizabeth Drive, ...