Colombo Red Mosque
Colombo Red Mosque, also called Jami Ul-Alfar Masjid, is actually an architectural marvel for the sector that would stun you with its uncommon color styles and unconventional but first-rate layout. located in Pettah district, this oldest mosque towers over the buildings and streets within the neighborhood with its tall minarets and have been as soon as a reliable landmark for the sailors coming toward Colombo port.
It is located on Second Cross Street in Pettah. The mosque is one of the oldest mosques in Colombo and a popular tourist site in the city. Construction of the Mosque commenced in 1908 and the building was completed in 1909.The mosque was commissioned by the local Indian Muslim community, based in Pettah, to fulfill their required five-times-daily prayer and Jummah on Fridays.
Here both men and women are granted access, however you need to be clad in first rate garments and cover your head and respect the customs. the novel pink tone has received the call,’ crimson mosque’, for this beauty.
Ideal place to visit while you are in Colombo. & This is famous photographic location during City tours.