Location location location; smart living with TRI-ZEN in the heart of the city With the cost of urban housing becoming seemingly unattainable, many potential homeowners are choosing to invest in homes outside of the city, as a result, sacrificing on the many benefits that come with central urban living. The perks of city living are many, as are the immeasurable pros of residing in an eclectic metropolis such as Colombo. While the capital has always been an attractive living destination for single professionals and families alike, over the past few years alone, the city has become even more convincing in its offering; adding significant value to the quality of life of its residents. ...

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Cenotaph War Memorial – a tribute to military personnel By Arundathie Abeysinghe     Situated near Viharamahadevi Park and Public Library in Colombo, Cenotaph War Memorial is a monument dedicated to military personnel who died in action during the World War I and II. The *Cenotaph War Memorial comprises a towering Cenotaph as well as a Memorial Wall.  Initially, the War Memorial was located at Galle Face Green. The foundation stone for this memorial had been laid by Governor of *Ceylon Brigadier General Sir William Henry Manning on December 7. 1921. This memorial had been unveiled by Sir William on October 27, 1923 (at Galle Face Green). It was initially known as Victory Tower. It was initially built to commemorate Ceylonese as well as Europeans who died in action during the World War I. Cenotaph and the Memorial Wall had been designed by the renowned architect *Sir Edward Lutyens. During ...

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