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Colombo Map, Sri Lanka

If you feel like you need some help to find your way in your destination city, you are in the right place. This Colombo Map will certainly help you to seek out the best restaurants, clubs and sights in town. You want to know what is the best place for a walk? Or what you should be watching out for during your visit? Learn more about the best things to do in the city reading our travel tips and then get around in Colombo with Travelgrove's map. While searching for places, you can also check some cheap flights or deals or you can take a look at our user's galleries about the city. We hope you will find our city map of Colombo useful. Enjoy your trip and come back to share your travel experience about Colombo!

Colombo Travel Guide

As per the census of year 2000, the population for the city of Colombo was around 650000 inhabitants. Out of this total population, around 42 percent inhabitants are Sinhalese, 29 percent are Tamils, around 24 percent are Moors, and rests are various other ethnic groups. Due to the huge population, the city of Colombo was ranked as the most populated city in the country of Sri Lanka. read more

Colombo Nightlife

The city of Colombo happens to be the oldest and the most important city for the country of Sri Lanka. It is most happening city and the expectations of various tourists do rise to the peak whenever they visit this city. The city of Colombo delivers one of the best tour experiences to its tourists during the day and when the night falls then the city of Colombo offers so many night tourist hot spots that you will... read more

Colombo History

It was the year 1638 when the Dutch Army defeated the already ruling Portuguese army of this region. The Dutch were able to capture the city and port of Colombo by the year 1656 after fighting a severe war against the Portuguese Army. Around 90 Portuguese survivors were the only ones who didn’t die in this war. read more

Colombo Sightseeing

Until 1977, the Bank of Ceylon was the tallest monument in the city of Colombo and was also one of the most visited buildings due to its height and design. It was after the year 1977 when this monument lost its record of being the tallest building to the two World Trade Center buildings, which have by now become an important landmark for this city. read more

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