A city by the sea, a mix of cosmopolitan and colonial, east and west, calm and chaotic; Colombo in Sri Lanka pulsates with energy offering new discoveries to be made each time you visit.
A modern cityscape
Set along the country’s west coast, this bustling metropolis has an ever-evolving landscape. Colombo luxury apartments, hotels and retail centres light up the streets at night, glamorous beacons in a city that seemingly never sleeps.
Relaxation by sea
Amidst this hustle and bustle, you will also find areas like Galle Face Green perfect for rest, relaxation or recreation. Located across from One Galle Face, this public space by the sea offers the perfect backdrop for flying kites, a family picnic, a stroll with your one true love or even for some “me time”.
From shopping to sightseeing
International designer brands, the latest electronics and unique handicrafts all vie for one’s attention at malls such as Colombo City Centre, Majestic City and Marina Mall. You will also find attractions like the National Museum, Gangaramaya Temple and the Independence Memorial Hall providing a different perspective of the city.
As multicultural as the communities that call the city home, dining in Colombo is truly eclectic; cafes and bistros that help you get your caffeine fix or sugar rush, fine dining restaurants with cuisine from around the world and roadside eateries serving exotic dishes like kothu roti are all part of the foodie adventure.
Filled with wanderlust that seeks to explore distant shores and captivated by the colors and vibrancy of exotic cultures, Kanya Mae writes on the beautiful, exciting, and enchanting wonders of the world. She is a writer who not only has a passion for travel, but also has a background in fashion, art and media. Google+