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Colombo Interesting : Michelin's recommendations

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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.

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Tourist attractions Colombo : Things to see and do

  • Sima Malaka Temple Recommended Recommended

    LKA - Colombo

    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..

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  • Colombo National Museum Recommended Recommended

    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 ga..

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  • Pettah Quarter in Colombo Interesting

    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 Museum..

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Hotels Colombo

  • Hilton Colombo Hotel Five stars Five stars Five stars Five stars Five stars

    2 Sir Chittampalam A Gardiner Mawatha, Colombo 02 LKA - Colombo

    Prix Prices from : 135 $

    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..

  • Taj Samudra Five stars Five stars Five stars Five stars Five stars

    25, Galle Face Centre Road LKA - Colombo

    Prix Prices from : 139 $

    Taj Sumadra offers rooms overlooking the Indian Ocean or city skyline situated a 5-minute drive from Fort Railway Station. It boasts an outdoor pool, 7 dining options and tennis courts. Bright and airy, elegant rooms have classic wood furnishings an..

  • The Galadari Hotel

    64, Lotus Road, Colombo 1 LKA - Colombo

    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..

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Leisure activities Colombo

  • Prices from : 44 €

    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 : 58 €

    En route you will visit the Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage to see elephants bathing in the river at Pinnawela and then visit a tea factory at Giragama. Upon reaching Kandy, we will visit the Dalada Maligawa, The Temple of the Tooth Relic. This famou..

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    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 ..

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