Famous Places To Visit In Colombo
If you ever step your feet in the tourist country of Sri Lanka, get your bags and visit Colombo. This 19th century city dubbed the ‘ The garden city of the East’ has become tourist’s delight. The city is supported with stylish restaurants and hotels, museums and galleries and cosmopolitan lifestyle. There are surprises in its ancient quarters where you can eat the local food and shop in some local shops. Your adventure to Sri Lanka cannot be complete without visiting Colombo. Travel to Colombo and enjoy an affordable air ticket, hotel and car booking and airline booking.
Attractive Tourists Haven In Colombo
The Buddha Statues that is erected at the Seema Malakaya, Colombo is a must see. You can take selfies here and feel the electric experiencing of standing close to these statues. The National Museum of Colombo which is known Sri Lanka National Museum is the largest museum in Colombo. This is where you can find the regalia of the 17th century Kandyan Kings.
There is the Sapumal Foundation. This was once home to the late Harry Pieris. You can see a lot of paintings that would tell you about the Sri Lankan art development. You can even take special art classes here.
During the sundown, you can visit the Galle Face Green Promenade for a spectacular view of the city. There is the Colombo‘s Zoo that houses a lot of animals from around the world. The elephant show is the most famous here.
The Turtle Conservation Villa is a non-profit place for the conservation of turtles. You would be fascinated with the way these water reptiles are taken care of. Walk to the Barefoot handicraft store and buy souvenirs and other handmade products for friends and loved ones. The Pettah Market is where you can buy a lot of food items and clothing at an affordable price.
Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB)
Bandaranaike International Airport is also called the Katunayake International Airport andColombo International Airport . It is situated in Katunayake,which is 35 km north of Colombo. Sri Lankan Airlines has its major hub here. In 2013, it handled 52,194 Aircraft movements, 7,328,798 passengers and 191,224 Cargo movements.
Hotels & Accommodation
Colombo has become an important tourist location in Sri Lanka, with the numerous site attractions and great night life. Beautiful and luxury hotels are built around the city which takes care of the accommodation and relaxation of its guests. These hotels are built with state of the art facilities and can be easily booked
Car Rental Services
A visit to Colombo may not be fun and hassle free if your movement schedule is not coordinated, this is what you can easily do with and there are different vehicles that have been arranged to welcome you right from the airport and take you around the city.
The Best Time To Visit Colombo
The best time to visit Colombo is all year round but not during the Monsoon months, May to August or October to January.