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Best of Colombo Guide

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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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Ceylon Escapes
Ceylon Escapes
Owner description: Ceylon Escapes offers a personalized and memorable holiday experience of Sri Lanka.We offer tailor made transport solutions and authentic local experiences with our pool of... more Owner description: Ceylon Escapes offers a personalized and memorable holiday experience of Sri Lanka.We offer tailor made transport solutions and authentic local experiences with our pool of experienced chauffeur guides. less
Attraction type: Taxis & Shuttles
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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
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Independence Square
Independence Square
Attraction type: Neighbourhoods
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Ikoi Tei
Ikoi Tei
Ranked #1 of 565 Restaurants in Colombo
Price: USD 10 - USD 70
Cuisines: Japanese, Sushi, Seafood, Asian
Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
The Lagoon
The Lagoon
Ranked #2 of 565 Restaurants in Colombo
Cuisines: Seafood, Asian, Sri Lankan
Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Dinner, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Valet Parking, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Nuga Gama at Cinnamon Grand Colombo
Nuga Gama at Cinnamon Grand Colombo
Ranked #3 of 565 Restaurants in Colombo
Cuisines: Asian, Sri Lankan
Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Dinner, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Valet Parking, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Paradise Road the Gallery Cafe
Paradise Road the Gallery Cafe
Ranked #4 of 565 Restaurants in Colombo
Price: USD 12 - USD 52
Cuisines: International, European, Asian, British, Sri Lankan
Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Brunch, Dinner, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Chutneys At Cinnamon Grand Colombo
Chutneys At Cinnamon Grand Colombo
Ranked #5 of 565 Restaurants in Colombo
Cuisines: Indian, Asian
Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Brunch, Dinner, 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
USD 16 - USD 68
Ranked #2 of 135 Colombo B&B and Inns
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Moss Colombo
3.0 of 5
Moss Colombo
USD 17 - USD 63
Ranked #4 of 135 Colombo B&B and Inns
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Bunkyard Hostels
2.0 of 5
Bunkyard Hostels
USD 11 - USD 44
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All accommodation » Where to stay - Midrange

City Beds The Regent
2.5 of 5
City Beds The Regent
USD 41 - USD 55
Ranked #3 of 135 Colombo B&B and Inns
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Richmond House Colombo
3.5 of 5
Richmond House Colombo
USD 55 - USD 87
Ranked #11 of 51 Hotels in Colombo
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Hangover Hostels Colombo
2.0 of 5
Hangover Hostels Colombo
USD 10 - USD 39
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All accommodation » Where to stay - Luxury

Uga Residence
4.5 of 5
Uga Residence
USD 172 - USD 420
Ranked #1 of 51 Hotels in Colombo
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Paradise Road Tintagel Colombo
4.5 of 5
Paradise Road Tintagel Colombo
USD 163 - USD 311
Ranked #2 of 51 Hotels in Colombo
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Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo
5.0 of 5
Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo
USD 119 - USD 290
Ranked #3 of 51 Hotels in Colombo
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