Planning on exploring Colombo, the bustling capital of Sri Lanka? Read on to find out about some of the best things to do during your time here!
Take in the Independence Memorial Hall
Cool and silent, the Independence Memorial Hall it’s a great place to take a respite from the midday heat. Do remember to visit the museum located beneath the hall to learn about the heroes, who fought for the independence of the country.
Explore the Old Dutch Hospital
Considered to be one of the oldest structures within the Colombo Fort, the modernised Old Dutch Hospital features a host of trendy shopping outlets, exclusive restaurants, and chic cafes. The complex can also be reached in a matter of minutes from many a surrounding city hotel in Colombo including the likes of Mandarina Colombo with ease.
Visit the Colombo National Museum
Located in the very heart of the city, the Colombo National Museum is the ideal place to learn more about the fascinating history and culture of the island. The majestic building houses within its halls various artefacts, weaponry and more.
Walk Along the Galle Face Green Promenade
A spectacular location to catch a fiery tropical sunset, the Galle Face Green is a massive lawn facing the Indian ocean. Grab the chance to try out some spicy Sri Lankan street food guaranteed to set your taste buds on fire. The pickled fruit and deep-fried seafood snacks come highly recommended.
Catalina Forbes is a travel writer who bases her content on many thrilling escapades experienced across the world. Google+