The city of Colombo offers historical monuments, colonial architecture, festivals and events, beaches, fine dining, and shopping. Colombo is the largest city of Sri Lanka, with a population of 4,575,000 metropolitan area in the city limits.Colombo is also the administrative capital of Western Province, Sri Lanka and the district capital of Colombo District. Due to its large harbour and its strategic position along the East-West sea trade routes, Colombo was known to ancient traders 2,000 years ago. It was made the capital of the island when Sri Lanka was ceded to the British Empire in 1815, and its status as capital was retained when the nation became independent in 1948.
THINGS TO DO IN COLOMBO
- Enjoy a City Tour
- Eat Some Seafood
- Do Some Shopping
- Take in Some Art at the Colombo National Museum
- Visit Dehiwala Zoological Garden
- Chill Out Night