Dawson Tower, Kadugannawa

#189 of 257 in Things to do in Kandy District
Observation Deck · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
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  • Done twice ,a truly memorable experience with the climb in near darkness along the 100 plus steps and thee vista from above takes the breath away. This old sentinel from two centuries back still keep....  more »
  • Really enjoyed the view but it's a long climb for the fairly fit! Dark, and no handrail, but worth the effort if you can.  more »
  • Dawson Tower, is located on Kadugannawa in the Kadugannawa Pass next to the Colombo - Kandy Road, the first modern highway in the island. Work began on the Colombo - Kandy Road in 1820 under the direction of Captain William Francis Dawson who died during the project. The Dawson Tower was erected in memory of Dawson.¬†Wikipedia Parking available..
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