There’s a plethora of attractions in Sri Lanka that will capture the interest of the visitor. The splendid city of Colombo is always an interesting metropolis to explore.
National Museum of Colombo
This museum features an array of fascinating artefacts, many of which are of foremost importance to the nation. Here visitors will come across exhibits such as the nation’s regalia, the crown and throne of the monarchy of Kandy as well as a host of exhibits depicting the ancient culture of the land.
Sri Lanka Air Force Museum
Located in Ratmalana the Sri Lanka Air Force Museum is another intriguing attraction in Colombo. Exhibiting a wide range of planes from various eras the hanger at the Sri Lanka Air Force Museum also includes some stunning helicopters and other aviation paraphernalia with placards indicating vital information. Visitors based in hotels such as the Mount Lavinia Hotel will have easy access to the venue.
National Railway Museum
Train fanatics vacationing in Colombo city should not forget to drop by the National Railway Museum. The museum is the best place in the capital to celebrate all things locomotive with massive showcases dedicated to freight cars and engines littering the gallery space.
Colombo Port Maritime Museum
This interesting museum dedicated to maritime matters will attract the attention of the curious visitor. You will also encounter artworks and representations of historical characters with maritime connections.
Fritzjames Stephen is a travel writer, who writes content based on the myriad of experiences and indulgences that the world has to offer travellers across all walks of life. Google+