Colombo Travel Guide
The commercial and financial hub of Sri Lanka, Colombo is an attractive cosmopolitan city. With tropic climate, intense traffic, skyscrapers, coastal beaches and colonial heritage, this city is a top pick tourist destination.
Months of January to March are good to visit as well as enjoy festivals like Duruthu Perahera. National Museum, Gangaramaya Temple, Beira Lake, Old Dutch Hospital, Galle Face Green, and Sri Kailawasanathan Swami Temple and Colonial Buildings in Fort Area are signature attractions. Independence Memorial Hall and National Zoological Garden are good entertainment options for children. Local Pettah Market, Paradise Road and handloom stores offer good souvenirs as well as delicious food servings. Do not shy in exploring local food among classy restaurants. Seafood, rice, and chicken make popular dishes here. Sopranos and Silk are perfect for nightlife entertainment.Read More Read Less