Dewatagaha Mosque

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Dewatagaha Mosque
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Dewatagaha Mosque
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Sacred resting place of a great saint, the mosque is revered by people of all denominations

One of the famed mosques within the city of Colombo; the Dewatagaha Mosque, built in 1820 is the resting place of His Holiness Seyedina As-Sheikh Seyed Usman Siddique Ibn Abdurrahman. Accredited with lovely architecture, it is one of the oldest mosques in Sri Lanka. Legend describes that a Saint re-filled a woman’s pot with oil that had spilled onto the ground. The Mosque is patronised by people of all faiths.


Venue name: Dewatagaha Mosque
Address: 12 C W W Kannangara Mawatha
Cinnamon Gardens
Colombo 7
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