Being the commercial and financial capital of Sri Lanka, Colombo is a metropolis which is always abuzz with activity. Boasting a rich and vivid past the city of Colombo today is a blend of the old and the new and from beaches to interesting attractions and vast green spaces to bustling market places the city has different settings to suit your every mood.
Colombo being a popular port for the past 2000 odd years, the influence it had from Roman, Chinese and Arab traders, and being the strong hold of the Portuguese, Dutch and the British during their colonial rule, along with the Island`s traditional culture, is what makes it such a vibrant destination. From the lifestyle to cuisine to architecture every aspect of Colombo symbolizes its glorious past. The Colombo Fort and Pettah Market, as during the historical times, are still buzzing hubs. Just outside of this area, are the vast Beira Lake, the sea side promenade of Galle Face Green and the enchanting Viharamahadevi Park. The city`s attractions also include a range of old structures of various architectural styles which houses museums, churches, temples, schools and public offices.
MOST POPULAR HOTELS IN Colombo
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From $46 per night
Stay at the Grand Oriental Hotel in the heart of Colombo which is an iconic grand old hotel and a architectural masterpiece. The hotel has 80 air...
From $64 per night
If you are looking for a comfortable stay in Colombo then the Best Western Elyon. It offers a serene setting and modern facilities while being in clos...
From $35 per night
Enjoy a luxury stay in the heart of Colombo at the Ceylon City Hotel. The modern rooms are spacious and airy and well equipped to cater to both leisur...