Colombo is Sri Lanka’s Commercial Capital and indeed there is much to see and explore here. The city is a thrumming metropolis with a bit of history and culture added to the mix. Here are a few places worth visiting in Colombo.
National Museum of Colombo
If you love history and would like to learn a little more about Sri Lankan history, this is the best place to be. Explore the royal relics of the past and significant historical stories to keep you entertained.
Sri Lanka Planetarium
This is a must-have experience when in Colombo. Sit back on a comfortable chair and dive right into the Milky Way Galaxy. Enjoy stunning graphics of the planets in our solar system and learn more about the stars all while feeling as though you were really in outer space.
Not far from some of the best hotels in Colombo, this is the ideal place for a change from the cityscape. Walk through the park, enjoy the shade and breeze and just relax in the embrace of nature while you people-watch.
Just a 9-minute drive from Mandarina Colombo, this is an architectural marvel in the heart of Colombo. Discover the serenity of this temple by the Biera Lake in the city.