Things to do in Colombo
Colombo isn't only a city of the future or even the present. Many areas still belong to the past and is famous for its diversity, colonial architecture & cultural landmarks. This city offers a lot more things to do.
Play a Round of Golf at the Royal Colombo Golf Club: The immaculately manicured greens of the Royal Colombo Golf have attracted golfers for 129 years, a slice of golfing history. Surrounded by residential areas and business establishments, the Royal Colombo Golf Club is a sanctuary Situated in the heart of Colombo, Sri Lanka. In contrast to its surroundings, it is an exquisite and tranquil environment to relax, unwind and tee off.
The scenic landscape and a glimpse of the rare species of flora and fauna on the course all contribute to this pastoral environment to set within its 96 acre former model farm.
Take in some art: The Colombo National Museum has some terrific examples of ancient paintings, sculptures and sketches dating back to the 4th century BC, which if it's something contemporary you want, the city has a thriving arts scene, with many creative painters exhibiting in local galleries.
Visit a Temple: The Gangarama Vihara is one of the most venerable temples in the country, decorated with wonderful brass work, stone carvings, and other Buddhist art. Also a place of learning, it houses a museum, complete with residential hall.
Enjoy a city Tour: Hop on board the exciting open deck double decker of the Colombo City Tour to witness the charm of Colombo. Offer yourself a glorious experience and exclusive glimpse into Sri Lanka's premier city of “Old & New”.