Like four cities in one, Colombo is a grand mix of colonial architecture, verdant cricket greens and gleaming skyscrapers. Discovering all its contrasts, you’ll visit the bustling shopping district of Pettah and the British monuments of the Fort area as well as Galle Face and the Cinnamon Gardens – all the must-sees of Sri Lanka’s capital.
Boasting countless monuments, museums and architectural wonders, this Colombo city tour is jam-packed. Throughout the day, you’ll see sights like the Buddhist Gangaramaya Temple, Wolvendaal Church and the impressive Independence Square. You’ll call by plenty more interesting places too.
Drop in at the Fort area and tour elegant boulevards and buildings that hark back to the days of British rule. Then, at Galle Face, you’ll see kids play cricket on the beach and view the mansions of Cinnamon Gardens. The vibrant Pettah district is famed for its bazaar and Dutch colonial architecture – pick up some souvenirs before enjoying high tea with a view in the Galle Face hotel.