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Best things to do in Colombo

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

History Museum
“Artefacts from the early history of Sri Lanka mostly Buddhist culture are exhibited.”
33local recommendations
“Beautiful National park with an Open Theatre. Great place to relax or walk around.”
30local recommendations
“Gall ace green is just opposite to the Gall face hotel where you can have an evening walk.”
17local recommendations
Clothes Shop
“Retail store open daily from 10am-9pm, within walking distance with restaurants as well”
21local recommendations
Buddhist Temple
“You can see lots of lord Buddha's statues and historical things, In this temple”
29local recommendations
“The official City park of Colombo, worth a visit if you want to squeeze in a few bits of nature and fresh air.”
5local recommendations
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Shopping Centre
“Restaurants, shops, souvenir , the Dutch Hospital precinct has it all. Best time to visit will be early evening or dinner time.”
27local recommendations
Shopping Centre
“phones, Phone SIMS, stationary, tea, essentials , clothes, shoes, jewellery, sports, games, gifts”
12local recommendations
“One of Colombo's best places for picking up local crafts and distinctly Sri Lankan produce.”
29local recommendations
Monument / Landmark
“The most iconic site in Colombo, Independence Memorial Hall is a national monument in Sri Lanka built for the commemoration of the independence of Sri Lanka from the British rule.”
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Shopping Centre
“Great Movie theatre in the Arcade Independence Square compound, showcases all the new releases in Holywood and some releases in Bollywood and Kollywood!”
10local recommendations
“Place to walk around, jog if you want and get glimpse of where declaration of independence from the British Empire was signed”
13local recommendations
Art Gallery
“A portrait of the late Foreign Minister painted by me is also exhibited in the Gallery.”
3local recommendations
Shopping Centre
“stacks upon stacks of clothes on a budget. find the good stuff if you look around”
6local recommendations