Colombo - Capital of Sri Lanka

Everything you Need to Know about Colombo

The capital of Sri Lanka is called Colombo. It is debatable how the name came into existence. While some believe that it was a distortion from the old name of Kolam, others believe it was taken from the Coconut palm. No matter which fact the name was taken from it is known as Colombo by everyone today. The city is the largest town in the island country of Sri Lanka. It is the economic capital of the country as well as the administrative one.

Colombo Hotels Colombo Hotels

From five-star resorts such as Ceylon Continental, to budget accommodation like Trans Asia Hotel, you are sure to find what you are looking for.  Read More...

Colombo Attractions Colombo Attractions

Colombo has a wide range of attractions waiting for you. The colonial era and the island’s rich historical heritage have resulted in many interesting buildings, temples and parks. Read More...

Colombo Restaurants & Dining Colombo Restaurants

The food in Colombo is a reflection of its rich and varied history. Naturally there is a lot of seafood, but there is also a whole lot more, such as spicy curries and a strong Indian influence. Read More...

Colombo Nightlife Colombo Nightlife

Being the capital of Sri Lanka, it is also its largest city and has nightlife in the five-star hotels. Besides the hotels there are also a few popular pubs that can be recommended. Read More...

Colombo Shopping Colombo Shopping

The city has a bustling economy based on, among other things, tourism. There is a whole lot being done by the government to promote resorts and areas worth visiting in and around Colombo. Read More...

Colombo Activities Colombo Activities

Colombo offers numerous outdoor sports and activities such as water sports, golf, cricket (very much part of the culture here!), canoeing and whitewater rafting on the rivers nearby. Read More...

Colombo Map Colombo Map

Our interactive map (and satellite views) displays all available hotels with photos, facilities and guest comments as well as attractions, landmarks and other items of interest with links to relevant information pages. Read More...


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