Colombo District, Sri Lanka

Colombo is the most prominent political and financial district in Sri Lanka. Colombo is the smallest district In the country with just 699 sq km in size.

District of Colombo is bounded by the sea from western side, Bolgoda Lake from south, Kalani River from north and Sabaragamuwa province from the east. Colombo has 15 Electoral divisions, 13 Divisional Secretariats and 557 Grama Niladari Divisions. According to 2012 statistics, the population of the Colombo District is nearly 2.3 million.

Colombo city is the commercial capital in Sri Lanka and the Sri Jayawardanapura is the administrative capital. Colombo public transportation is mainly contributed by buses and the Fort railway Stations function as the central station in the country. Three Wheel Taxies Are abundant in city roads and most of them are equip with meters.

There are many tourist attractions in the Colombo District and you can visit them within the short time. City accommodation varies from Star Class Hotels to budget hotels, which will suite different type of visitor requirements. Colombo is getting a new look due the recent ongoing beatification process.

Colombo Town Hall

Colombo Town Hall

Colombo Municipal Council building is one of the prominent land mark in Colombo.
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Lotus Tower

Lotus Tower

Colombo Lotus tower is a 350 m high tower, will be the tallest in the region.
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Arcade Shopping Complex

Arcade Shopping Complex

Arcade is the latest addition to Colombo high-end shopping experience.
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Gangarama Temple

Gangaramaya Temple was established nearly a 120 years ago by ...
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Vearagal Purana Gallen Rajamaha Viharaya

This temple was build in a middle of the 14 acre of a forest.
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Korathota Raja Maha Viharaya

According to the historical information provided over there, this temple was started in year 01 AD.
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Weherakana Ruins

Weherakana Stupas are located out side the old Kotte city, but very close by.
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Sadaharitha Una Arana (Bamboo Park)

Sadaharitha Bambo Park is located in Amarasinghe Mawatha, Arukwatta in Padukka.
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Viharamaha Devi Park

Viharamaha Devi Park

Viharamaha Devi Park ( formally known as Victoria Park) is the largest among the Colombo parks.
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Colombo Lighthouse

Colombo Lighthouse

Weherakana Stupas are located out side the old Kotte city, but very close by.
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Sadaharitha Una Arana (Bamboo Park)

Sadaharitha Bambo Park is located in Amarasinghe Mawatha, Arukwatta in Padukka.
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