Colombo is a city of vibrant colours, energies and dramatic contrasts. There are a plethora of things to do in Colombo that travellers will find fascinating. Plan the trip to enjoy the city’s varied faces.
Having served as the administrative and commercial capital of the country from the 16th century until the latter part of the 20th century when the parliament was moved, the city with its multi ethnic population, historic sites and other attributes retains its unique character that makes it an interesting place to explore.
The Fort, Pettah, and Mutwal are the oldest parts of the city that offer rich examples of British colonial and 18th-century Dutch architecture. Visitors must ensure to choose an accommodation such as Residence by Uga Escapes or any other hotel in Colombo that provides easy access to the many attractions.
Taking a Quick Look
Many historic attractions, parks, and gardens in Colombo are concentrated in a central area making it easy to explore. Not only are there several interesting and imposing colonial buildings from the Dutch and British times but ancient Christian, Buddhist, Islamic and Hindu religious structures that are still in use, cemeteries in churchyards, remains of homes, a lake and an extensive garden dating back to the 19th century.
Getting a Bite
A whole range of restaurants, coffee shops, tea shops, cafes, pubs, bars and lounges around the city cater to various budgets and tastes. The choice of cuisine is also extensive.
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