Srilanka Colombo

DEFINITION

Colombo, is the capital of Sri Lanka located on the western coast of the Indian Ocean. It is the commercial capital and the largest city all over the country. Having a population of 5.6 million, it is the financial center of the island and a popular tourist destination. Colombo is a busy and vibrant place with a mixture of modern life and colonial buildings and ruins. It additional to the warm, sandy beaches it also holds a variety of wild and endangered species.  

OVERLOOK
Area: 37.31 km2 (14.41 sq mi)
 
Weather: 29°C, Wind SW at 14 km/h, 70% Humidity
Population: 1,351,000
 
INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT INTRODUCTION
 
Bandaranaike International Airport is the main international airport serving Sri Lanka. Located in the suburb of Negombo, 22 miles north of Colombo also serves as a hun for Sri Lankan Airlines and other low-cost carriers.
 
 AIRPORT DETAILS
 
Airport type: Public
 
Operator: Airport and Aviation Services (Sri Lanka) Ltd
 
Website: http://www.airport.lk//
 
Address:  Canada Friendship Rd, Katunayake 11450, Sri Lanka
 
Code: CMB
 
Area:
 
Elevation ABSL: 26 ft / 8 m
 
 
 
MUST VISIT SITES
 
Galle Face Green- Beach
 
Gangaramaya Buddhist Temple
 
National Museum of Colombo
 
Viharamahadevi Park 
 
Kelaniya Raja Maha Vihara 
 
Beira Lake
 
Arcade Independence Square
 
National Zoological Garden of Sri Lanka
 
Colombo Dutch Museum
 
Town Hall, Colombo
 
St. Lucia’s Cathedral
 
Royal Colombo Golf Club
 
Currency Museum Colombo
 
Colombo Port Maritime Museum
 
CAR SERVICE
 
Website: https://www.click4wheels.com/
 
Argus Car Rental. Website: http://www.arguscarhire.com/
Rental Cars Website: http://www.rentalcars.com/
 
HOTELS
 
Cinnamon Red Colombo
 
Rockwell Colombo
 
Cj Villas
 
Renuka City Hotel
 
Supun Arcade Residency
 
Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo 
 
Paradise Road Tintagel Colombo
 
Cinnamon Grand Colombo
 
Galle Face Hotel Colombo
 
Colombo Courtyard
 
Taj Samundra Colombo
 
Kasa Colombo
 
OZO Colombo
 
The Kingsburry
 
Hilton Colombo
 
Hilton Colombo Residence
 
Pearl Grand Hotel
 
Ceylon City Hotel
 
Fairview Hotel
 
The Ocean Colombo
 
Galadari Hotel
 
Mirage Hotel Colombo