Colombo is the commercial capital and largest city of Sri Lanka with a population of 5.6 million inhabitants. It is not only the financial center of the island but also a popular tourist destination. Located on the west coast of the island adjacent to Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte, Colombo is a busy and vibrant place with a mixture of modern life and colonial buildings and ruins. A great destination for both history, culture and food lovers alike, Colombo offers impressive architecture, delicious cuisine and rich historical sites - offering something for every sort of traveler. Make sure to check out all that Colombo has to offer on your next visit to Sri Lanka!