Negombo, a coastal town located very close to Sri Lanka’s International Airport has already become an attractive city among tourists who visit Sri Lanka. There are many reasons why you should visit this town, and here are just some of them.
Beaches- one of the main reasons tourists and local travellers come to this city. There are many beautiful resorts on the shore such as Pegasus Reef in Negombo that help you to spend a pleasant vacation on the sandy beaches engaging in water sport adventures or sunbathing if you just want to relax.
The fishing village
One of the most favourite evening activities of those who stay in hotels near Colombo Airport closeby to the city of Negombo is exploring the fishing villages. Negombo has good fish markets that sell some of the best and freshest fish in Sri Lanka and this whole process is truly worth exploring!
Kelaniya Buddhist Temple
Although this ancient temple is about 20km away from Negombo, it’s a must-visit- especially if you want some time meditating and sitting peacefully gazing at the Buddha statues.
Dutch Clock Tower
When you pass the prison entrance, you find a white tower located on top of a small hill and this is what they call the Dutch Clock Tower. It’s another attraction that the city of Negombo has in addition to its beaches and canals.