Things to do in Colombo

Top Things To Do In Colombo

Explore the best things to do in Colombo. These are the most preferred tourist activities.

Top Tourist Attractions in Colombo

Must see places in Colombo ranked on popularity. Here is the complete list of best attractions in Colombo and point of interests to visit.

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Best places to go and to do in Colombo

Colombo is a blend of old and new. The bustling city gives way to natural landscapes and pristine lakes and beaches that add to the tourist value of the city. From big museums such as The National museum of Colombo and museum of national history, to cathedrals and temples such as Wolvendaal church and Gangarayama temple, the city abounds in attractions and things to do in Colombo to engage you during your stay here.

Then, there are beaches such as Mount Lavinia beach that offer a balmy escape from the hustle and bustle of the city with sandy shorelines and dense bordering trees. The city is also famous for its colonial heritage that finds expression through its mansions and other buildings such as Old city hall, Dutch period museum and Old Dutch Hospital whose sight will transfer you back to the colonial times in the country. Take a tuk tuk ride and go around the city's local markets to see local culture and people. For those who wish to enjoy, there are various pubs and dining options that will introduce you to the vibrant nightlife of Colombo.