Things to see and do - Colombo
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Colombo, the capital of Sri Lanka, is an ultra-lively, multi-ethnic cosmopolitan city looking towards the future while preserving its colonial heritage. This economic capital dotted with skyscrapers and choked with traffic also boasts cultural venues such as the National Museum.
Tourist attractions Colombo : Things to see and do
Prince Street LKA - Colombo
The Pettah Quarter, the former great bazar "outside the walls" of Colombo , is a jumble of crowds, auto rickshaws and eclectic little shops selling everything from dried fish to sandalwood chips. Sights to see include the Dutch Period Muse..
York Street LKA - Colombo
You'll have to climb up to the top floor of the Grand Oriental Hotel to contemplate the harbour , fortified by the Portuguese in the 16C, since it is off limits to the public. The Fort Quarter boasts fine examples of Victorian buildings dating back ..
Sir Marcus Fernando Mawatha LKA - Colombo
Colombo National Museum is Sri Lanka's most important museum. The country's cultural heritage is displayed in this elegant colonial building inaugurated in 1877, featuring statues, paintings, toys, costumes and - the highlight - ritual masks and a ..
2 Galle Road LKA - Colombo
Prix Prices from : 126 $
This iconic and colonial-style hotel, built in 1864, boasts a spa and a saltwater pool with sun loungers that faces the vast Indian Ocean. Fitted with wooden flooring, most rooms at Galle Face Hotel offer views of the Indian Ocean, Galle Face Green ..
64, Lotus Road, Colombo 1 LKA - Colombo
Prix Prices from : 144 $
Presenting sweeping views of the Indian Ocean, Galadari Hotel is just 320 metres from Colombo World Trade Centre. With 8 dining options, it also has an outdoor pool and a spa. Enjoying direct beach access, Galadari Hotel is less than 1 km from local..
2 Sir Chittampalam A Gardiner Mawatha, Colombo 02 LKA - Colombo
Overlooking the Indian Ocean and Beira Lake, Hilton Colombo Hotel offers direct access to Colombo’s World Trade Centre. It features an outdoor pool, 24-hour business centre and 10 dining outlets. Featuring scenic views from over-sized windows, spaci..
Leisure activities Colombo
We will leave for Ambalangoda where the famed 'devil masks' are produced. After visiting one of the workshops, we will proceed to Hikkaduwa, which is renowned for its varied and colorful coral formations. We will view these from a glass - bottomed b..
Prices from : 38 €
This tour goes southeast via Avissawella, through every shade and tone of rich green to yellow green of the rubber plantations, paddy fields and tea estates. Before reaching Ratnapura, you will visit the Bopath Ella water falls with a height of appro..
You will drive through the commercial area of Fort, so named because both the Portuguese and Dutch had a fort at this point. Drive past Pettah, a noisy Oriental bazaar with a mix of humanity, ancient vehicles, bargains, mosques and temples. You will ..