Colombo - Capital of Sri Lanka

Colombo, Colombo city, Galle face beach, Capi

The first thing that comes to the mind when reminding Sri Lanka is Colombo. Colombo is the largest commercial and financial city of Sri Lanka. At the same time Colombo is the capital of Sri Lanka. Earlier it named as Sri Jayawardanapura Kotte. As Sri Lanka is being on a strategic route in the Indian Ocean, Colombo hosts one of the busiest ports in South Asia.

There is no huge historical thing to visit but as the Capital of Sri Lanka, it is the most visited place in Sri Lanka by each and every tourist. But mostly it will take like even 2 days to cover up visiting the whole city. And also mostly you can visit most of the places free of charge.

Following are the main attractions and places to visit in Colombo:

·         Galle Face Green
·         Lotus Tower
·         National Museum of Colombo
·         Sri Lanka Planetarium
·         Viharamahadevi Park
·         National Zoological Gardens of Sri Lanka
·         Nelum Pokuna Mahinda Rajapaksa Theatre
·         Mount Lavinia Beach
·         National Museum of Natural History
·         Gangaramaya Temple
·         Excel World Entertainment Park
·         Colombo Dutch Museum
·         Pettah Floating Market
·         Red Mosque
·         Bere Lake

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