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Pettah

Listed under Squares, Streets & Urban Spaces in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

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Pettah is Colombo's shopping and market district, where you'll find both the open air bazaars and the high rise malls – or their equivalent. Part of the market vibe comes from the multicultural nature of this neighbourhood, which is also why there's an impressive mosque here: the Jami-ul- Alfar Mosque, which has a famous clock tower. 

Written by  Tom Andrews.

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