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Colombo City Tour From Colombo Port (Cruise)

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Stop At: Galle Face Green, Galle Road, Colombo Sri Lanka

Galle Face Green is a half kilometer promenade in the heart of Colombo and was initially laid out in 1859 by Sir Henry Ward, Governor of British Ceylon. The stretch of land was used for horse racing and golf and was known as the Colpetty Race Course.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple, 61 Sri Jinaratana Road, Colombo Sri Lanka

The temple's architecture demonstrates an eclectic mix of Sri Lankan, Thai, Indian, and Chinese architecture.

This Buddhist temple includes several imposing buildings and is situated not far from the placid waters of Beira Lake on a plot of land that was originally a small hermitage on a piece of marshy land. It has the main features of a Vihara (temple), the Cetiya (Pagada) the Bodhitree, the Vihara Mandiraya, the Seema malaka (assembly hall for monks) and the Relic Chamber. In addition, a museum, a library, a residential hall, a three storeyed Pirivena, educational halls and an alms hall are also on the premises.

Most notable for tourists is the architecture of the Simamalaka Shrine, which was built with donations from a Muslim sponsor to the design of Geoffrey Bawa.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Old Parliament Building, Fort, Colombo Sri Lanka

The Old Parliament Building, is the building that houses the Presidential Secretariat of Sri Lanka. Situated in the Colombo fort area facing the sea, it is in close proximity to the President's House, Colombo and adjacent to the General Treasury Building. The building housed the island's legislature for 53 years until the new parliamentary complex was opened at Sri Jayawardenepura in 1983.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Dutch Hospital Shopping Precinct, Hospital Street Galle Fort, Colombo 00001 Sri Lanka

The Old Colombo Dutch Hospital (known as The Dutch Hospital) is considered to be the oldest building in the Colombo Fort area dating back to the Dutch colonial era in Sri Lanka. It is now a heritage building and a shopping and dining precinct

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Pettah, Colombo Sri Lanka

Barter yourself to a bargain at the colorful markets of Pettah.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Arcade Independence Square, 7 Colombo, Colombo 00700 Sri Lanka

The Arcade Independence Square is a shopping complex in the city of Colombo in Sri Lanka, housed in a group of renovated buildings including the former Jawatta Lunatic Asylum (later known as the Auditor General's building) and the former Western Provincial Council Building. It was built as a part of the Independence Square Redevelopment programme initiated by the Sri Lankan Government.

Duration: 30 minutes
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We pick you up from any location situated in Colombo

Ports
Colombo Port
Duration
4h
Inclusions
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Private transportation
  • Port Pickup and Drop Off
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Entry/Admission - Galle Face Green
  • Entry/Admission - Old Parliament Building
  • Entry/Admission - Dutch Hospital Shopping Precinct
  • Entry/Admission - Pettah
  • Entry/Admission - Arcade Independence Square
Exclusions
  • Lunch - Available to purchase
  • Entry/Admission - Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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