Things to see and do - Colombo
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Colombo Travel guide
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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
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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 ga..
The waters of Beira Lake add to the charm of the little Sima Malaka Temple on its eastern shore. This centre for Buddhist meditation, recently designed by Sri Lankan Geoffrey Bawa, belongs to the neighbouring Gangaramaya Temple. Try to visit during t..
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 Museum..
33, Canal Row Fort LKA - Colombo 00100
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Centrally located in the heart of the city, Colombo City Hotels is a 2-minute walk from Dutch Shopping Mall. This property features a rooftop restaurant and free parking. Hotel Colombo City is a 5-minute walk from Colombo Fort Railway Station and a ..
2 Sir Chittampalam A Gardiner Mawatha, Colombo 02 LKA - Colombo 00200
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..
115,Sir Chittampalam A,Gardiner Mawatha LKA - Colombo 00100
Cinnamon Lakeside is located along the banks of Beira Lake in Colombo, 10 minutes’ drive from Crescat Boulevard shopping mall. It features 9 dining options and a full-service health club. Guests can swim in the outdoor pool, or enjoy a massage at Az..
Leisure activities Colombo
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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..
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Day 1 - Airport/ Colombo A representative will meet and greet you upon your arrival at the airport and will take you to Colombo for check in at the hotel. In the afternoon, you will go on a city tour of Colombo, returning to the hotel afterward ..
Kandy, set in the hills around an artificial lake 115km east of Colombo, is probably the most charming city in Sri Lanka. En route you will visit the Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage to see elephants bathing in the river at Pinnawela and then visit a tea..