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About Colombo

Sri Lanka’s most popular tourist destination, the coastal city of Colombo is surrounded by pristine blue waters. A serene location where you can relax, unwind and indulge in great coastal food; Colombo is the financial and commercial capital of Sri Lanka.

When in Colombo, you will find historical structures spreading throughout the city. The city also consists of stylish eateries, galleries and shops which will ensure you have a grand time. Shop for local handlooms or visit the neighbouring towns for a truly immersive experience.

Colombo has the ideal weather almost throughout the year and can be visited any time. Apart from heavy monsoons, which generally lasts between June and September, the weather remains fairly pleasant. Travel within the city is easy with Tuk Tuks readily available for your convenience.

About Colombo Airport

Bandaranaike International Airport is the international airport in Sri Lanka. The airport is 27 kilometres north of the island nation's capital of Colombo and consists of three terminals. Visit the striking city of Colombo with Vistara’s year-round services!

  • Places To Visit
  • Things To Do

1. Gangaramaya Temple:

The popular Buddhist temple is a very famous tourist attraction. Built in the 19th century, the temple is inspired by Sri Lankan, Thai, Indian and Chinese architecture. The Gangaramaya Temple is famous for Buddhist learning and worship. It also houses a museum, a library, a residential hall, a three storeyed Pirivena, educational halls and an alms hall.

2. National Museum of Colombo:

The largest museum in Sri Lanka, the National Museum of Colombo was established in 1877. The magnificent white structure houses regalia of the country, including the throne and crown of Kandyan monarchs as well as many other exhibits, taking you on a journey through the history of Sri Lanka.

3. Galle Face Green:

Laid out by Governor Sir Henry George Ward in 1859, the Galle Face Green is an ocean side park which was initially used for horse racing and other sports. The park is now used as a picnic spot by friends and family. Admire the beauty of nature while spending time with your loved ones at this beautiful park.

 

 

Shop –

Shopaholics must visit the famous Pettah Market consisting of all kinds of things from clothes, to electronics and fruits. You can buy local handicrafts or visit the malls for a great time.

Activities –

Indulge in thrilling water sports in the blue waters of Sri Lanka. Opt for an exhilarating surfing or whale watching experience in Mirissa. Gorge on delicious, fresh Sri Lankan seafood which is sure to leave your taste buds feeling satisfied.