Versatile Colombo

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Colombo is a place for all, and family vacations here, are filled with educational and recreational fun. Couples looking for nice getaways will find many in Colombo, and this sun kissed city with its beautiful beaches is a great stage for romantic holidays.

 

Independence Memorial Hall

Independence Memorial Hall
The Independence Memorial Hall is one of Colombo’s most important landmarks. A national monument built to commemorate the country’s independence, you can marvel at the architecture which celebrates elements from old Lankan Kandyan style.

 

Gangaramaya Temple

Gangaramaya Temple
A nice place to understand the spiritual and cultural importance of Buddhism in Sri Lanka, the Gangaramaya Temple is an important stop in many family tours in Colombo. Enjoy the architecture of the place which is set in a serene and beautiful environment.
Timing: Daytime visits are apt.

 

Beira Lake

Beira Lake
Situated in the centre of the city and surrounded by Colombo’s skyline, the Beira Lake will provide you with a tranquil getaway from the urban buzz. One of the romantic things to do in Colombo is a nice stroll along the waters of the lake while admiring the birds that call this place home.

 

Galle Face Green

Another favourite getaway in the city of Colombo, the Galle Face Green is an ocean side urban park where you can get a great view of the cityscape merging with the Indian Ocean. The promenade here is a favourite amongst locals to unwind, and the Galle Face Green is accessible all year round and all day.

 

Viharamahadevi Park

Viharamahadevi Park
Enjoy the lush and leafy environs of the Viharamahadevi Park which is situated next to the National Museum. An essential stop in all Colombo tours, this is the largest and oldest park in the city, and is accessible at all hours.

 

Old City Hall

Old City Hall
Family holidays in Colombo would include a stop at the famed Old City Hall, which impresses visitors with its colonial style architecture, a throwback to when Sri Lanka was part of the British Empire. This heritage building houses old waxworks which add a quixotic element to this old landmark.
Timing: Timings: Visit during the Day

There are many sides to family-friendly Colombo that makes this a destination with wholesome experiences. The city also has beautiful and quiet spots where one can spend precious moments with a loved one and romantic tours in Colombo always make for memorable accounts.

Author: GoFro Travelers’ Network

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