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Colombo, Sri Lanka

Located on the west coast of the island, Colombo is Sri Lanka’s largest city and its commercial hub. It was the administrative capital of the Portuguese, Dutch and British when they ruled the island, and its national capital until the 1980’s.

The brand new premises of the Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka are located in its outskirts and is comprised of lecture halls, classrooms, a three storey library and other common facilities. Prominent temples in the Colombo area include the Kelaniya Temple, the Gotami Temple and the Bellanwila Temple.

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