Quick Facts

Tallest in the region

South asia's tallest tower (350m in height)

Breathtaking view capturing
the beautiful city of Colombo

Observation deck at 244m above ground

Unique dining experience

Revolving restaurant at 235m above ground

Celebrate in the sky

Two banquet halls at 215m from ground

THE BEGINNING...

Telecommunications Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka, on a directive from line minister, His Excellency the President of Sri Lanka, initiated in year 2008 the process of developing a multifunctional tower in Colombo.

Project Consultancy Unit, Faculty of Architecture, University of Moratuwa was appointed as the consultant to the project to support project formulation & implementation. CEIEC-ALIT was awarded a Design & Build Contract in year 2012 to design & construct the Colombo Lotus Tower

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Antenna Mast

This is the main component of the Colombo Lotus Tower and it can be seen at the top level of the tower (263m to 356m). Total length of the antennae mast is around 90m and it is a heavy-duty steel structure.

Background

Centralized broadcasting tower is a common feature in almost all developed cities in the world. The main objective of such towers is to support hosting of TV broadcasting, Radio broadcasting & also act as a hub station for telecommunication networks. Good reception of broadcasting signals, with the use of single antenna, from one direction is the key benefit for general public and the low capital & operational expenditure due to infrastructure sharing are among key benefits to broadcasters. Centralized broadcasting towers are always a rich feature in the skyline of the city & help further improve the beauty of the cityís skyline by minimizing building roof top broadcasting towers, which is a problem in the Colombo City.

Tower House

Tower House is the bud shaped section of the tower. It consists of 09 levels starting at 215 m level going up to the height of 260 m level. The bud shape has been designed based on the renowned lotus flower and the petals have been illuminated by LED lights with changeable colors.

7th Level [245m to 250m]

This is out door viewing deck or observation deck and peoples can get panoramic view of Colombo city area at the level of 245m. The total usable space is 3045 sq. feet.

6th Level [240m -245m]

Sixth level houses a guest house. The guest house floor comprises of 06 guest rooms. Total space allocated for the guest rooms is 8330 Sq. feet.

5th Level [235m to 240m]

This is the Revolving Restaurant. The diners can have breath taking view of the Colombo city while dining. The revolving deck take approximately 90 minutes to complete one revolution.

3rd & 4th levels [225m to 235m]

These two levels have been allocated for Banquet halls. 03rd level banquet hall space is 7350 Sq. Feet and facilities have been arranged for 250 guests at a wedding ceremony.

04th level is also a banquet hall and total space of it is 7850 sq. Feet and facilities have been arranged for 280 guests at a wedding ceremony.

1st & 2nd levels [215m to 225m]

These two levels have been allocated for the Radio and Television transmission. First level is for radio transmission purposes and the total space of it is 7670 Sq. feet.

02nd level totally allocated for Television transmission and the total space of it is 9960 Sq. Feet.

Tower Stem

The tower stem contains three main elevators that can operate and Seven (07) meters per second speed, which would be highest speed elevators installed in a building in Sri Lanka. There are two service lifts that support passenger transport as well as good transport.

Tower Base

The Lotus is the bud shaped section of the tower. It consists of 09 levels starting at 215 m level going up to the height of 260 m level. The bud shape has been designed based on the renowned lotus flower and the petals have been illuminated by LED lights with changeable colors.

15m Outdoor Space

This is the basement top of the tower base and it is used as roof terrace. Total area of it is 54080 sq. feet and this area is for open shows, gatherings and outdoor events.

Second Floor

This level is also allocated for shopping complex and specific area has been allocated for VIP Entrance. Total space is 51980 Sq. feet.

1st floor

This level has been allocated for shopping complex and total usable space is 52,530 sq. feet.

Ground Floor

The ground floor comprises of main entrance lobby, VIP entrance lobby and two other side lobbies to facilitate smooth flow of visitors in busy hours. Also, ample space for shops and commercial activities. Total usable space of this level is 52,530 sq. feet.

Basement

Tower base houses the main kitchen for banquet halls, revolving restaurants and vital machines for building services. Total space of the tower basement is 48560 Sq. feet.

Gallery

Celebrate in the sky, in one of a kind elevated ambience

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