Diyatha Uyana

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Diyatha Park
Fountain at Diyatha Uyana.JPG
Diyatha Uyana is located in Sri Lanka
Diyatha Uyana
Type Public park
Location Battaramulla in Colombo, Sri Lanka
Coordinates 6°54′16″N 79°54′35″E / 6.9045°N 79.9098°E / 6.9045; 79.9098Coordinates: 6°54′16″N 79°54′35″E / 6.9045°N 79.9098°E / 6.9045; 79.9098
Status Open year round

Diyatha Uyana is a located at Polduwa junction, Battaramulla near the Waters Edge Hotel. The park has been constructed on a marshy land on the banks of the Diyawanna Oya. It sits between the Parliament Complex and the Diyawanna Oya at the Polduwa junction

History[edit]

The Diyatha Uyana Park built along the banks of the Diyawanna Oya was opened on September 15, 2012. The opening ceremony of the "Diyatha Uyana" was graced by Minister of Economic Development Basil Rajapaksa and Secretary Defence and Urban Development Mr.Gotabaya Rajapaksa. The project was carried out by the Sri Lanka Army, Sri Lanka Navy and Civil Security Department personnel under the close guidance and supervision of Secretary Defence and Urban Development Gotabaya Rajapaksa.[1]

Floating Restaurant[edit]

The Water’s Edge floating restaurant was opened in December 2012. The construction of the floating restaurant was undertaken under the offshore patrol construction project of the Sri Lanka Navy to a local plan. The restaurant can accommodate 36 to 55 persons. It is 51 ft in length and 31 ft in breadth. A technical team of the Navy was appointed to handle all mechanical issues with hotel crew for serving with a chef. Night rides are also available enabling tourists to view the city at dusk. The floating restaurant also accommodates individual functions.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Diyatha Uyana enhanced facilities under second stage". DailyNews. dailynews.lk. Retrieved 14 August 2016.
  2. ^ "Garden City of the east" (PDF). thesundayleader. thesundayleader.lk. Retrieved 14 August 2016.