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Road Scene Kandy town, Sri Lanka 1962

Road Scene Kandy town, Sri Lanka 1962

Road Scene Kandy town, Sri Lanka 1962 #IMG275


Location: Yatinuwara Veediya (former Brownrigg Street),  Kandy, Sri Lanka.
Date(s): 1962

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1. NUWAN SENANAYAKE - March 27, 2009

Yatinuwara veediya ?

2. Eng. Jayah. T. S. - March 29, 2009

This road scene was taken in the Yatinuwara Veediya (former Brownrigg Street). In the background the McCallums shop can be seen.

3. Herbert Amarasinghe - May 21, 2009

As a school boy in 1962 I visited the popular bookshop then, McCallums in the picture. My guess the building in the background is Dharmaraja College, Primary Division very close to Naatha Devalaya in that era. Full of nostalgia.

4. saman - February 4, 2011

No doubt. That’s Yatinuwara Veediya.

5. Walter Jayawardhana - March 21, 2011

The Brylcreem and Dia shirts ads tell something
about the period!

6. admin - October 11, 2011

Thanks a lot for sharing these information, every bit helps!

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