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Colombo Fort

Galle Buck, Colombo, Sri Lanka
+94 71 865 8922
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Built to Last

The Fort area is steeped in history and the buildings within the district were built to stand the... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2018
Keith Carlyle J
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Melbourne, Australia
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fill with Business houses and hotels ...plenty activity around the area..very rush during working... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2018
Basil K
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Galle Buck, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 9 May 2018

The Fort area is steeped in history and the buildings within the district were built to stand the test of time.

Thank Keith Carlyle J
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Reviewed 28 April 2018

fill with Business houses and hotels ...plenty activity around the area..very rush during working days..better avoid that area.

Thank Basil K
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Reviewed 25 April 2018

formed a part of a walking tour of the city another interesting place to see while immersing your self in this bustling city

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Reviewed 4 April 2018

This is perhaps the city center for colombo. If you are coming by train or bus, you will be dropped here (as main stations for both are around). If you are coming to colombo by air and want to use public transport for coming to...More

1  Thank AqeelMaqbool
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Reviewed 22 March 2018

The attractions of Colombo are countless with many museums, art galleries, golf courses, gyms, spas and salons, bars, restaurants, nightclubs, cafes and coffee shops to keep you busy.

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Reviewed 15 March 2018

Agree with all of the other reviews that this is a way of getting out and seeing a few old buildings but they are in a sad state of repair. This was the only place that we really got hassled by street sellers, tuk-tuk drivers...More

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Reviewed 12 March 2018

This is a great place for whiling away a few hours wondering around the interesting shops and cafes.

Thank LinzF
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Reviewed 24 February 2018

If you find yourself in Colombo then absolutely wander around the fort area but don't go out of your way to do so. The colonial buildings are beautiful but so many in a sad state of disrepair. There's some nice looking bars and restaurants here.

Thank SarahandRichP
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Reviewed 17 February 2018

The Colombo Fort is an area and not an actual Fort.It covers a large area of old buildings which are great to view.Lots of upmarket bars,commercial buildings etc.Good for a walk around and get lost.Lots of tuk tuks to take you anywhere when you have...More

1  Thank caddyandbellA
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Reviewed 10 February 2018

Bit over rated. Very long fortress wall is probably the main and only real bit of interest. The lighthouse is no big deal. Some of the tiny streets are interesting but not worth too much of your time. The main gate is photoworthy.

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Epiglo79
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Response from svperera | Reviewed this property |
Guess you arrived and already safely in Trincomalee now. Enjoy Lanka!
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