Colombo

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Witness first hand underwater or take part in a unique safari trip. Book your ticket to watch mighty elephant shows at Dehiwala Zoo, which boosts stunning fauna from across the world. Or, sit back and enjoy seductive beaches and exciting water sports. This is not all of what Sri Lanka can offer you, there are many more to do and see! Just pack your bags and head directly to the capital where your adventure should start. Colombo is your gateway to tropical Sri Lanka. The city is a unique blend of old and new. It has the relaxed charm of bygone past embracing the liveliness of a modern city with all facilities and services. The National Museum is biggest museum in Sri Lanka. It’s situated in a grand colonial building and exhibits a half million of books, more than 4000 manuscripts, old brassware, weapons and an amazing collection of antiques. Next to the museum you can have a walk in Viharamahadevi Park and enjoy flowering trees, water channels and fountains. Looking of shopping? Pettah is the leading bazaar district in Colombo that offering the most fantastic bargains on a vast range of goods such as fabrics, footwear, hand bags, jewels, books and much more. It’s a real shopping experience that is simply unimaginable. Watch out the spices before you dip in any dish. Sri Lankan food is tasty yet ‘little spicy’ is not little at all. Savor hearty local dishes, sit on a wooden bench in the open and enjoy a wonderful experience of dining, cheap yet delicious. Party in discos, nightclubs and casinos most of hotels. Or join any of the live events and festivals normally organized throughout the year. You will definitely find more than one to suit your taste. The city is dotted with many classy hotels, apartments and guesthouses where you can choose the best for your budget. Taxis are just a phone call away. Tuk Tuks are available everywhere however, if you decide to take one, get ready not to mind the driving manners.

Currency
Electricity
Language
Sri Lankan rupee
Time Zone
GMT +5:30
Tel Code
+94
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