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Colombo City

Colombo the financial and political center of Sri Lanka for the past 200 years is a wonderful mix of greenery and different styles of architecture. Remodeled in early 1800’s as a garden city its port is one of the most important in the Indian Ocean. Colombo’s active night life, and cafes and boutique stores as well as its friendly people make it a must stop in any Sri Lanka holiday tour.

From the old fortress area home to old colonial buildings to the independent square it looks like a city in a jungle. A clean and safe destination in Asia, Colombo offers anyone with a taste of boutique styles ample choice to go for. Barefoot gallery to gallery cafe it can cater to those who seek the non googleable products and quality of life. You can freely roam around Gangaramaya temple and Old Dutch churches as well as in the magnificent national museum without much hazel. Its busy BAZAR streets are awesome heave of bee in activity and you can buy anything made in anywhere in the world. The amazing resturents and food culture here may take you to some of the best resturents in Asia.

It is ideal as the last stop of a holiday tour relaxing in a beach front hotel in Mount Lavinia or Galle Face Hotel sipping tropical juices or even shopping all you can carry in bearfoot gallery. If you have time visit a wetland situated in the city and see how tropical forest eco systems can co-exists hand in hand with busy cosmopolitan life.

 

 

 

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