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Cool Things To Do While You Are In Colombo

With so many things to see and do in Sri Lanka, it’s quite easy to get lost with countless options in the city. Here’s a few that might sort that endless list out!

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An Artsy Affair

Colombo has its fair share of ancient paintings and sketches – most of which can be found at the National Museum. If you’re looking for more modern types, many art galleries in the city exhibit local talent.
Kala Pola ©Indi Samarajiva/Flickr / Via theculturetrip.com

Colombo has its fair share of ancient paintings and sketches – most of which can be found at the National Museum. If you’re looking for more modern types, many art galleries in the city exhibit local talent.

Golf anyone?

Fancy a round of golf in the city? The Royal Colombo Golf Club which has been in operation for 129 years, are an ideal way to spend your day. 🏌
Via rcgcsl.com

Fancy a round of golf in the city? The Royal Colombo Golf Club which has been in operation for 129 years, are an ideal way to spend your day. 🏌

Sea food lovers gather here

Om nom nom! Being a lovely island, Sri Lanka is quite popular for its abundance of seafood, which can be found almost anywhere! Feast on juicy prawns, spiced crabs and varieties of fish that are cooked in numerous ways, especially is any hotel in Mount Lavinia, while you’re on the island! 🦀
DBSJeyaraj / Via dbsjeyaraj.com

Om nom nom! Being a lovely island, Sri Lanka is quite popular for its abundance of seafood, which can be found almost anywhere! Feast on juicy prawns, spiced crabs and varieties of fish that are cooked in numerous ways, especially is any hotel in Mount Lavinia, while you’re on the island! 🦀

Tuk Tuks

The best way to travel around the city, and most exciting too! Hop in to these colourful vehicles as they whizz past (and sometimes drive on the wrong side of the road) traffic. You’ll be able to grab a tuk tuk outside most hotels in the city such as Siddhalepa ANARVA Mount Lavinia, but check if the meter works before getting in!
Harbhajan Singh / Via Twitter: @harbhajan_singh

The best way to travel around the city, and most exciting too! Hop in to these colourful vehicles as they whizz past (and sometimes drive on the wrong side of the road) traffic. You’ll be able to grab a tuk tuk outside most hotels in the city such as Siddhalepa ANARVA Mount Lavinia, but check if the meter works before getting in!

Eat Kottu

This popular street food needs to be at the top of your ‘Things to eat’ list while in Sri Lanka. Forming a combination of diced rotti, vegetables and meat and laden with spices, this exotic meal will leave you craving for more! 🍝
Via tasty.lk

This popular street food needs to be at the top of your ‘Things to eat’ list while in Sri Lanka. Forming a combination of diced rotti, vegetables and meat and laden with spices, this exotic meal will leave you craving for more! 🍝

Shop till you drop

No vacation is complete without a day of shopping! Buy your elephant and tuk tuk souvenirs from the city and take back home!
Hanna / Via hannatravels.com

No vacation is complete without a day of shopping! Buy your elephant and tuk tuk souvenirs from the city and take back home!

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