GOLF

GOLF

It is almost 125 years since the Royal Colombo Golf Club was inaugurated. The stone was laid and a course was built on the Galle Face esplanade. The Royal Colombo is the second oldest Royal Calcutta outside the British Isles, with the…

NATIONAL MUSEUM (Colombo)

NATIONAL MUSEUM (Colombo)

Situated in Sir Marcus Fernando Mawatha, Colombo 07. It was the first public museum to be established in Sri Lanka (1877). It is best known for its collection of antiques and objects displaying the cultural heritage of Sri Lanka, including…

PAGEANTS AND FESTIVALS IN COLOMBO

PAGEANTS AND FESTIVALS IN COLOMBO

  The Hindu Vel festival features a colorful procession with a decorated chariot, traditional kavadi arch-dancers and colorful street decorations and bazaars, held usually in August.

NATIONAL ZOOLOGICAL GARDENS (NZG)

NATIONAL ZOOLOGICAL GARDENS (NZG)

  The NZG at Dehiwela, a southern suburb of Colombo is a well-laid out zoo, with a large collection of animals, birds and reptiles. Its troupe of lovable dancing elephants, who put on a daily evining show, is a big draw.  …

COLOMBO (Population: 700,000)

COLOMBO (Population: 700,000)

Colombo is a fascinating city, not only due to its comfortable blend of East and West, but also for its cozy mixture of the past and present. It is the commercial capital of the country and is only 34 kilometers…

MOUNT LAVINIA (Distance from Colombo : 12 km)

MOUNT LAVINIA (Distance from Colombo : 12 km)

South of Colombo, Mount Lavinia is an immediate city sub, and the beach has long been one of the most famous in Sri Lanka, dating back to colonial times. It lies alongside a wind – swept headland jutting into the…

EVENING ENTERTAINMENT

EVENING ENTERTAINMENT

  Enjoyable evening entertainment in hotels and theatres features Sri Lankan and (seasonally) international artistes. A number of plush casinos offer patrons baccarat, blackjack, banco and roulette. State-of–the-art communications and cyber services are widely available in hotels and other outlets…