Although the city is small, Colombo is the busiest and most populated place in all of Sri Lanka; preferred central point of the country. While travelers may wish to relax away from the hustle and bustle of this city, Colombo has an exciting array of activities to explore.

Placement

If Where to stay in Colombo A pressing question during your vacation in Sri Lanka, Cinnamon Red Colombo may be among your best options to stay in the heart of this bustling city. Being a city of convenience for all, Colombo has a lot to offer from boutique hotels to luxury five-star hotels. However, since the city can be explored in two days at most, a top-notch place for a short stay fits the bill.

Transportation

Although public transportation methods are available, most tourists prefer to go on tuk-tuk adventures. Almost every corner of the city is accessible and only requires short walks, so a tuk-tuk can be a smarter choice. However, tourists are advised to opt for metered tuk-tuks rather than haggling over tuk-tuk fares with drivers.

Sites to visit

Pettah
Image via Wikimedia Commons (Shaananu87 (shanka Anuranga), Pettah Floating Market Colombo, Sri Lanka, CC BY-SA 4.0)

The mini city of dreams will give you an adventurous day full of many sites to visit. Some of the best places to visit in a short time are Galle Face Green, Gangaramaya Temple, Red Mosque, Dutch Hospital, Colombo National Museum and Pettah if you want to buy small things at cheap prices.

Food

Colombo has dining options to suit your budget. Whether it’s fine dining at a fancy restaurant or a budget option you’re looking for, the city has many options to choose from. Colombo has witnessed a rapid growth in restaurants serving different cuisines from all over the world. You should not miss the chance to taste real rice and curry while in Colombo, which carries the true flavor of that country in every serving.