Nuwara Eliya Post Office Building (නුවර එලිය තැපල් කාර්යාළ ගොඩනැගිල්ල)

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The Post Office Building of Nuwara Eliya is one of the oldest buildings in the city fondly known as the ‘Litte England’ is designated archaeological monument falling under the protection of the Department of Archaeology.

The Victorian-style red-brick building, one of the oldest post offices in the country, was built in 1894 according to the postal department. Complete with a red brick exterior and a clock tower at one end of the building, the building showcases a glimpse of old-world Ceylon of the colonial era.

The top floor of the Nuwara Eliya post office has been developed into a holiday bungalow since 2012.

According to Department officials, the British Colonial rulers constructed the Victorian-style red-brick building to house the post office in the picturesque hill country city of Nuwara Eliya 116 years ago.

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Map of Nuwara Eliya Post Office Building

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Travel Directions to Nuwara Eliya Post Office Building

Route from Kandy to Nuwara Eliya Post Office Building

Through : Awissawella – Kithulgala – Ginigathhena – Hatton
Distance :160 km
Travel time : 5 hours
Driving directions : see on google map


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