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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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  • Cinnamon Lakeside

    115,Sir Chittampalam A,Gardiner Mawatha LKA - Colombo

    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..

  • Galle Face Hotel Four stars Four stars Four stars Four stars

    2 Galle Road LKA - Colombo

    Prix Prices from : 109 $

    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 ..

  • The Galadari Hotel Five stars Five stars Five stars Five stars Five stars

    64, Lotus Road, Colombo 1 LKA - Colombo

    Prix Prices from : 137 $

    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

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    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..

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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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    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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