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Colombo
Colombo is the gateway to Sri Lanka for most travelers—but don’t be tempted to simply pass through this diverse and interesting city. Take a train ride along the coast to Mount Lavinia, a popular beach, or explore the Talangama Wetland, which several TripAdvisor travelers say is the perfect place to take a break from the bustling streets of the city.

All things to do » Things to do

Kelaniya Raja Maha Vihara
Kelaniya Raja Maha Vihara
Attraction type: Points of Interest & Landmarks
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Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple
Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple
Attraction type: Sacred & Religious Sites
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Siriranga Viaggi
Siriranga Viaggi
Owner description: Siriranga Travel is a company founded over 10 years ago that offers customized packages through Sri Lanka, built on the needs and curiosity of tourists. Our main goal is simply to... more Owner description: Siriranga Travel is a company founded over 10 years ago that offers customized packages through Sri Lanka, built on the needs and curiosity of tourists. Our main goal is simply to raise awareness of the culture and history of our beautiful land. less
Attraction type: Taxis & Shuttles; Cultural Tours
Viharamahadevi Park
Viharamahadevi Park
Attraction type: Parks
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Independence Square
Independence Square
Attraction type: Neighbourhoods
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Nuga Gama at Cinnamon Grand Colombo
Nuga Gama at Cinnamon Grand Colombo
Ranked #1 of 481 Restaurants in Colombo
Cuisines: Asian, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly
Good for: Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
The Lagoon
The Lagoon
Ranked #2 of 481 Restaurants in Colombo
Cuisines: Seafood, Asian, Sri Lankan, Pacific Rim
Good for: Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Ministry of Crab
Ministry of Crab
Ranked #3 of 481 Restaurants in Colombo
Price: US$ 25 - US$ 40
Cuisines: Seafood, Asian, Sri Lankan
Good for: Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Paradise Road the Gallery Cafe
Paradise Road the Gallery Cafe
Ranked #4 of 481 Restaurants in Colombo
Price: US$ 12 - US$ 52
Cuisines: International, European, Asian, British, Sri Lankan
Good for: Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Chutneys
Chutneys
Ranked #5 of 481 Restaurants in Colombo
Cuisines: Indian, Asian
Good for: Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Dining options: Brunch, Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Valet Parking, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

All accommodation » Where to stay - Budget

Drift BnB Colombo
3.0 of 5
Drift BnB Colombo
US$ 17 - US$ 69
Ranked #1 of 118 Colombo B&B and Inns
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Palm Nest
2.5 of 5
Palm Nest
US$ 31 - US$ 44
Ranked #5 of 118 Colombo B&B and Inns
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CityRest Fort
2.0 of 5
CityRest Fort
US$ 18 - US$ 72
Ranked #10 of 118 Colombo B&B and Inns
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All accommodation » Where to stay - Midrange

Frangipani
3.0 of 5 Frangipani
US$ 39 - US$ 47
Ranked #3 of 118 Colombo B&B and Inns
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City Beds The Regent
2.5 of 5
City Beds The Regent
US$ 52 - US$ 64
Ranked #4 of 118 Colombo B&B and Inns
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Richmond House Colombo
3.5 of 5
Richmond House Colombo
US$ 53 - US$ 104
Ranked #15 of 45 Hotels in Colombo
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All accommodation » Where to stay - Luxury

Paradise Road Tintagel Colombo
4.5 of 5
Paradise Road Tintagel Colombo
US$ 179 - US$ 340
Ranked #1 of 45 Hotels in Colombo
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Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo
4.0 of 5
Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo
US$ 143 - US$ 180
Ranked #2 of 45 Hotels in Colombo
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Residence by Uga Escapes
5.0 of 5
Residence by Uga Escapes
US$ 181 - US$ 404
Ranked #3 of 45 Hotels in Colombo
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