Glimpse of Colombo City -Metropolis of Sri Lanka

Colombo City

Colombo City | Img. Credit: [Budhika Jayawardana Photography©]

Colombo is a fascinating city to explore. It’s a marvellous blend of Colonial buildings, historic parks, exciting museums and a bustling atmosphere offering loads of character to the tropical environs.


Temples Mosques and Kovils


Beautiful Landmark in Colombo, Sri Lanka_Buddhist Temple | Img. By Lkzombie (Own work), CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons

Colombo is home to a multi-ethnic community; hence you will come across a number of iconic and historical buildings dedicated to the Hindu, Buddhist, Christian and Islamic faiths. Kovils are the worship centres for Hindus


Night Spots in Colombo

Colombo Skyline

Colombo Skyline | Img. By Ocsi143 (Own work), CC BY-SA 4.0 via Wikimedia Commons

Colombo offers a selection of clubs, pubs, lounges, bars and casinos spread throughout the city with a concentration in the Fort area and down Galle Road and Duplication Road. Exciting new venues appear to be changing the city’s night time scene.


Fine Dining

Dining at Mandarina Colombo

Dining at Mandarina Colombo | Img. Credit: [Mandarina Colombo]

Colombo is a haven for those who love fine dining. If great ambience, world-class service and amazing spreads tickle your senses, Colombo is a treat for you. There is a plethora of hotel restaurants in Colombo spread out over the city such as the On the Eleventh by Mandarina Colombo.




Sunset at Galle Face Colombo | Img. By Mayooresan (Own work), CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons

The beach is a predominant sight along the coastal roads of Colombo. But the most famous and best place to chill out at is the Mount Lavinia Beach. This suburb is located about 20 minutes from the city centre and is a prelude to the allures of down south Sri Lanka.


Roland Lefevre is a travel writer who specializes in creating features on leisure as well as business travel destinations across the globe. Google+