Colombo tour packages & holidays
Colombo as a tour and holiday destination
Colombo would definitely be worth checking out if you are looking for a place to visit during the holiday season. Not only does it have splendid tourist attractions, but also has one of the most fascinating heritages in the world. By visiting Sri Lanka's capital, you are assured of a good time throughout your holiday. Being a busy and vibrant place, Colombo is a mixture of modern life as well as colonial buildings.
Things to do in Colombo
Colombo has several museums that are worth visiting. They include the national museum, the Dutch period museum and the natural history museum. They all have a wide variety of interesting historical artifacts and exhibits that depict Sri Lankan heritage and the development of Colombo since its foundation. There are also huge galleries, such as the Sapumal Foundation and the Lionel Wendt Memorial Art Center. The Sapumal Foundation gallery is the former home to the late Harry Pieris. There you have the privilege of viewing his studio and art materials in their original form. Among the exhibits also lie 200 paintings that portray the development of Sri Lankan art. Moreover, if you are an art enthusiast, you can take some special art classes there.
On the other hand, the Lionel Wendt Memorial Center offers a wholesome creative experience. There are art shows, exhibitions and stage events that keep you entertained. You can also purchase souvenirs by various Sri Lankan artists in the art center. The most beautiful festival in Colombo is the celebration of Buddha’s birth. Other attractions include the Galle Face Green Promenade, Colombo Zoological Gardens and Casa Serena Art gallery. All these attractions make Colombo, Sri Lanka the ideal place to spend your holiday. They ensure that you have a fun filled time while there.
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