Colombo is the commercial hub of Sri Lanka, with bustling streets and wonderful natural and manmade attractions all around the city. If you’re planning to stay here for a couple of days, here are some of the best places to visit and have fun.
Lotus tover | img by Nazly Ahmed via flickr
The recently opened lotus tower gives you an undeniably attractive 360-view of the city. You can enjoy the local restaurants inside and visit the museum stalls for fascinating facts about the city. The night view of the tower is simply breathtaking, and if you’re a night person, you can also enjoy a fun game of poker in Sri Lanka at famous casinos like the iconic Ballys Casino.
Galle Face Green
The coastal urban park at the edge of the city, Galle Face Green serves the most stunning views of the skyscrapers of the city and the majestic sunsets. You can enjoy the breeze while relaxing on a bench and treat yourself to some spicy isso wade from the food carts. Make the experience more wholesome by flying kites in the wide play area.
Street Food Stalls in Aluthkade
The street food scene in Aluthkade recently came into the spotlight, and it is definitely worth a visit. From wholesome sandwiches and Biryani to Badam milk and chai, you will find a range of food to indulge in. Indian food, BBQ, and fast food are the most popular. Satisfy your sweet tooth with some gulab jamun, or sweet popcorn you can buy for the lowest rates in town.