A mosaic of history, culture and pristine beauty, the quaint city of Negombo is one that will give you the best of beautiful Sri Lanka in a nutshell. Below are traveller’s most popular spots in the city
Dutch Fort is an interesting place to visit, especially if you are a history enthusiast. In the past, this had been a trading port for the Portuguese and the Dutch.
Catamaran is part and parcel of the Negombo fishing culture. Towards early mornings, you can see how fishermen take out the locally made catamarans for their job. A catamaran returning by the sunset will mean quite a lot if you are a photographer.
The Negombo Beaches
An attraction in Negombo that draws to its borders a plethora of local and foreign visitors is its array of golden beaches. With huge mighty waves and a prevalent crisp breeze, the Negombo beaches are perfect for both relaxation and adventure. Best part about this town is that it is adorned with some of the finest hotels near Colombo airport the likes of Heritance Negombo.
This temple is very much noted for its giant-sized Buddha statue. You can also see old paintings and murals as well. Another special feature of this temple is that you can get some information of most kings of ancient Sri Lanka.
Catalina Forbes is a travel writer who bases her content on many thrilling escapades experienced across the world. Google+