Colombo General Post Office

  • Established by the British in 1882, the General Post Office is acknowledged as one of the key heritage buildings in Colombo
  • Located at the Colombo Fort opposite the ‘President’s House’, the property is easily accessible as it sits at the heart of the ever-active commercial capital
  • Designed by British Engineer Herbert Frederick Tomalin (1890), the building is one of the few Edwardian style building constructed in Colombo
  • The property consists of two storeys constructed on a land extent of 0.81 acres
  • A popular site in Sri Lanka’s historical tourism sphere that has captured the interest of international travellers for decades
  • The unique historical structure of the General Post Office makes the property suited to be developed into a top-notch art gallery, boutique, and theater
  • Has the potential to be transformed into a luxury boutique hotel that preserves and capitalizes on the rich history of the property