Enjoy Holidays in Colombo with these Best Things to do
Colombo Holiday Highlights
Colombo Holidays is always ideal for anyone looking to explore the famous buildings, taste some of the finest food, bargain street shopping or even for anyone looking to experience some of the best Hotels in Colombo.
- Enjoy the sun set by visiting the Galle Face Green which is situated right next to famous Galle Face Hotel
- Enjoy what the famous city of Colombo has to offer by taking part in the “Colombo City Ride”.
- Make sure to pay a visit the Colombo National Museum.
Holidays in Colombo – Colombo Holiday Packages
Colombo, the Financial Capital of Sri Lanka is one of the most famous holiday destinations in Sri Lanka. Holidays in Colombo are always famous for its location and also due to many things to do.
Hotels for Holidays in Colombo
Availability of luxury to budget hotels makes Holidays in Colombo the most pleasurable experience. Imagine luxury accommodation for reasonable price with stunning views while Hotels in Colombo makes all of these possible.
Hilton Colombo, Galle Face Hotel, Galadari, TransAsia, Cinnamon Lakeside are some of the finest Hotels for Colombo Holidays.
Not to forget some of the Cheap Hotel offerings in Colombo which provides great quality service which is well value for money.
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Must do Things in Colombo
Colombo which is the financial capital of Sri Lanka also can be identified as the busiest City in Sri Lanka. There are several things to do in Colombo such as visiting sights, shopping, watching a movie in a Cinema, relaxing in a hotel or even taking a walk in the streets to explore the city.
Read more to explore some of the best Things to do & places to visit in Colombo during your holidays in Sri Lanka.
Visit Colombo National Museum
The Colombo National Museum was established by the British Governor Sir William Henry Gregory in 1977. Branches of the Colombo National Museum were opened in Jaffna, Kandy and Ratnapura by the first Sri Lankan Museum Director Dr. P.E.P. Deraniyagala. Artifacts can be found in nine galleries on the first floor of the Museum. The Second floor is allocated to Anuradhapura period and the third floor is allocated to Polonnaruwa while it highlights the aspects of agriculture, literature, Buddhism, Hinduism etc.
Colombo National Museum is one of the Best Places to Visit in Colombo.
Opening hours – 9am to 6pm
Visit the Dehiwala Zoo
Dehiwala zoo which is located in Dehiwala (12KM away from Colombo) is visited by many tourist around the world. You can see a range of animals including Elephants, Monkeys etc.
Relax at the Galle Face Green
Visited by many and this is one of the most interesting things to do in Colombo. Galle Face Green is situated in between Colombo 03 & Fort. This location is ideal for relaxation and is a lawn facing the sea. Galle face green is Ideal to visit in the evening and is situated adjoining the famous Galle Face Hotel.
Visit the Mt Lavinia Beach
Visited by many locals and tourists, Mt Lavinia Beach is a must visit places and situated approximately 11KM away from Colombo. Visiting the Mt Lavinia Beach can be identified as one of the Best things to do in Colombo.
The Royal Colombo Golf Club attracts many locals and this location can be identified as a great location to play gof in the hear of Colombo.
St Anthony’s Church
St Anthony’s church is a catholic church which is situated 0.5KM away from Colombo.
Explore Viharamshadevi Park -Viharamahadevi Park, Originally known as Victoria Park is the biggest park in Colombo. March, April & May are the best months to visit as you can experience beautiful flowers during this period.
Go Shopping in Colombo
Colombo is one of the biggest shopping cities in Sri Lanka and following are some the most popular shopping locations. The most famous shopping malls are the Crescat Bollevard, Majestic City & Liberty Plaza. Don’t also forget to visit ODEL for a wonderful shopping experience.
Try some Sri Lankan food
Why not try some Sri Lankan food such as kotthu Rotti, hoppers, string hoppers etc and experiencing Sri Lankan food is the one of the best things to do in Colombo and in any part of Sri Lanka. Colombo is also popular for International cuisine where there is a range of restaurants including Indian, Thai & Chinese food.
Watch a movie
Colombo has a range if Cinemas where you could watch some of the latest Sinhala, Tamil, English & Hindi movies.
Find out more about things to do in Colombo.
Holidays in Colombo will always offer you the best Holiday experience in Sri Lanka. Make sure to plan Colombo Holidays as part of Holidays in Sri Lanka.
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