Top 6 Things to Do in Colombo, Sri Lanka

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Published on March 10, 2014

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Top 6 Things to Do in Colombo, Sri Lanka: Top 6 Things to Do in Colombo, Sri Lanka © Hoodaki 2014 About The City: About The City Tired of visiting the same, old tourist destinations? Try Sri Lanka for a fresh look. Visit its capital city Colombo , which can be a treasure trove for nature enthusiasts and history lovers. There can be a lot to experience in this fantastic city. Below is a list of top 6 things to do in Colombo, Sri Lanka. © Hoodaki 2014 1. Tour The City: 1. Tour The City Tourists have plenty of options to enjoy a thrilling tour of the city, which is undoubtedly the most important of top 6 things to do in Colombo, Sri Lanka . Enjoy the tour aboard an open-deck double-decker bus where you will also be offered live commentaries in English by professional guides. Other options would be to hire a taxi or Trishaw and explore areas of your choice, such as Galle Face Green, Beira Lake, Royal Colombo Golf Club, Viharamahadevi Park, St Lucia’s Cathedral, Town Hill and Gangaramaya Buddhist Temple. © Hoodaki 2014 2. Ride a Trishaw: 2. Ride a Trishaw These vehicles are often regarded as the backbone of Sri Lankan transport; so you can’t miss to see one no matter where you are in the country. A Trishaw ride is something you are likely to remember for a long time. So it would not be a good idea to exclude it from the list of top 6 things to do in Colombo, Sri Lanka. © Hoodaki 2014 3. Take in Some Art & Culture: 3. Take in Some Art & Culture Colombo, the capital and cultural hub of Sri Lanka, is home to the country’s largest museum. Travelers taking flights to Colombo & visiting the National Museum of Colombo would be pleasantly surprised to see such a terrific range of ancient paintings, sculptures, sketches and plenty of other artifacts. One of the top attractions in Colombo, the Museum houses many things that date back to the 4th century BC. © Hoodaki 2014 4. Visit a Temple: 4. Visit a Temple You can visit the Gangaramaya Temple, which is considered as one of the most respected temples in the country. It would be a visual delight to see a temple decorated with splendid brass work, stone carvings & other art works. Another popular temple is Kelaniya Raja Maha Vihara . Spotting a temple & enjoying its beauty will definitely be among the top 6 things to do in Colombo. © Hoodaki 2014 5. Dehiwala Zoological Garden: 5. Dehiwala Zoological Garden If you are traveling with kids, you will surely not miss to visit Dehiwala Zoological Garden, which is one of largest zoological parks in Asia. The beautifully landscaped land spans 30 acres, housing a range of wonderful creatures – mammals, birds, reptiles and fish. Elephant riding would be one of the most interesting things to do in Colombo with kids. © Hoodaki 2014 6. Go Shopping: 6. Go Shopping Bring home beautiful handicrafts and exotic artifacts from Sri Lanka. You would find a lot of shopping opportunities in the capital city as it is filled with an array of malls and departmental stores selling a wide variety of designer clothes, shoes, handbags, furnishings and more. Book flights to Colombo for a fresh, new experience. Seek tremendous discounts on flight deals from Hoodaki . © Hoodaki 2014 Contact To Hoodaki: Contact To Hoodaki 3rd Floor, 3 Princes Street, London W1B 2LD Phone: +44 20 7318 8140 Website: http://www.hoodaki.com/ Blog: http://www.hoodaki.com/blog Like us on: Facebook Follow us on: Twitter Follow us on: Google+ Follow us on: LinkedIn © Hoodaki 2014

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