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The commercial Capital City of Sri Lanka and the gateway to the island. The city is home to around 2 million Sri Lankans

Situated in the western province, Colombo is the commercial capital of Sri Lanka and is the home for over 2 million of Sri Lankans.

Being just forty-five minutes away from the international airport, Colombo is one of the main tourist attractions because of some the best five-star hotels, restaurants and entertainment spots situated there. You will find here all the necessary conveniences around the city. A majority of locals speak and understand the English language and as in other areas you will find the Sri Lankans who are extremely friendly to the tourists. So finding your way around is simple! There are some interesting old buildings and landmarks remaining from a bygone era such as the National Museum, the Independence Square, The Old Parliament Building, the many Buddhist Temples including the Kelaniya Temple and the Gangarama Temple, the Viharamahadevi Park, the old Churches and colourful Hindu Temples. A stroll along the Galle Face green allows a fantastic view of the Indian Ocean and if timed right, a spectacular sunset.Make certain to find some time to explore these places in between indulging in shopping and enjoying the active nightlife during your stay.