Old Dutch Hospital

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  • Address: Street Bank of Ceylon Mawatha, Col 1, Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Timings: 09:00 am - 10:00 pm Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Tags: Historical Site, Entertainment, Tourist Center, Family And Kids, Architecture

Old Dutch Hospital - Review

As the name suggests, a former hospital of the Dutch, this colonial era complex is now rejuvenated to become a city centre of Colombo. Centrepiece of the newly vibrant Fort, this construction dates back to the early 1600s. The unyielding architecture astonishes the on-lookers and is an ideal hang out in the evenings.

Lavishly restored, it is home to shops, cafes and restaurants run by some of Colombo’s best operators. Enjoy a pause for a cold drink amid the incredibly thick columns of its arcades.

How To reach Old Dutch Hospital by Public Transport

  • You can take the cool kangaroo radio cab, the ace cab or rent a taxi service. The cheapest and easiest way is to hire the tuk-tuk.

Restaurants Near Old Dutch Hospital

  • Colombo Fort Cafe- burgers and salads
  • AVP Restaurant

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TripHobo Highlights for Old Dutch Hospital

  • Old Dutch Hospital Address: Street Bank of Ceylon Mawatha, Col 1, Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Old Dutch Hospital Timing: 09:00 am - 10:00 pm
  • Old Dutch Hospital Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Old Dutch Hospital(preferred time): 05:00 pm - 09:00 pm
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Things to Know Before Visiting Old Dutch Hospital

  • 95% of people who visit Colombo include Old Dutch Hospital in their plan

  • 40.02% of people start their Old Dutch Hospital visit around 11 AM - 12 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Old Dutch Hospital

Thursday, Friday and Saturday

86.12% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Old Dutch Hospital

People normally club together The National Museum Of Colombo and Pettah Mosques while planning their visit to Old Dutch Hospital.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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Old Dutch Hospital, Colombo Reviews

  • It’s located near the world trade centre. It was basically a hospital which in later turned into a nice hangout spot with cafe and restaurant and few shops. It’s a warm and nice place. Evening would be so great. There are few attractions near to it . I suggest you can go for a walk in beach after your food here. Monsters of crabs is a must try place here. It’s a bit costly place . But you can spend few hours chilling here

  • Very beautiful in the evening to spend time with your family. Great courtyard to sit and enjoy. Can be crowded in evening and weekends. There are restaurants, shops and bars. Evening time is a best time to visit. Best place for local and foreign tourist to visit. Enough parking space. Christmas season there are so many beautiful Christmas decorations all over the place.

  • A mini shopping complex and a chill out place in Colombo to hang out with friends. It's an ancient hospital built by the Dutch in the yester years which has now been turned into a leisure landmark. Located right in front of World Trade Center which is a few meters away from the Galle Face beach. Ideal place for informal meetings and other small gatherings with friends and family. Beautiful simple ancient architecture that attracts the people towards the place frequently.

  • It's a nice area to hangout with friends with good dining options available. Looks really beautiful at night. Parking can be a bit difficult but can find parking within 5 - 10 mins walking distance around the area.

  • Wonderful experience with plenty of shops with many options. Different experience. The look, the shops all look different. Modernized old dutch hospital with keeping the old beauty. Public parking space is not enough I guess

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