The Cathedral of Christ the Living Saviour is located in Cinnamon Gardens (Colombo 07) a suburb of Colombo, Sri Lanka. It is the primary Anglican cathedral, affiliated to the Church of Ceylon.
The foundation stone for the cathedral was laid on 28 October 1968 by Bishop Harold de Soysa. The cathedral was consecrated on 7 November 1973 and has subsequently been used for all the Church of Ceylon’s major religious ceremonies, including the consecration of all the bishops of Ceylon.
The cathedral is based on the traditional style of Sri Lanka architecture, in this case the hexagonal form of a Buddhist temple, using modern concrete technology. It is the seat of the Bishop of Colombo.
Installation at the Cathedral will end on the 14th December 2016