Colombo is the largest city and financial capital of Sri Lanka. It is the idealist place for the history admirers as purely saturated with many moons ago. The people can catch the facts and statistics of the great royalist forts and the ancient museums.
There are many ways by which you can reach to your dream destination. There are many cheap travel and tour packages about which you can get information from the newspapers or over the internet by searching through google.co.uk. If you visit Dearflight.co.uk, you will surely get lot of information as I got from it. Let me give you some rough idea about Colombo before you land into it .
There are many services to and from Colombo provided by national and international flight which include like Malaysia Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Qatar airline , Singapore airlines and Emirates . British airway is due to start direct flight from Gatwick airport to Colombo from 2013.
Bandaranike International airport is the prime Airport in Sri Lanka, located in north of Colombo .The city centre is 30 minutes journey from Airport if the traffic is clear. Rajapaksa International airport is a secondary airport which is 5 hrs journeys from Colombo.
Let’s have a look at some of the chief sights which you must not miss to visit on your Colombo trip.
Kelaniya Raja Maha Vihara Buddist temple is the most famous temple in Colombo. It has been said that Lord Buddha practiced here some 2000 years ago. Tourist can see the excellent carving of a reclining Buddha.
The National Museum is housed in an impressive colonial building. The description about cultural heritage has been included in half a million books, more than 4000 archaic palm-leaf manuscript. Make sure to see the regalia of the Kandyan kings, which date to the 17th century. There are also weapons once used by the Sri Lankan Kings. There are also interesting paintings representing ancient times beside antique demon masks.
The city’s oldest Dutch church is Wolvendaal Church which have a floor tile dated backs to 1813 AD. You can also see cannons that were used during the colonial war times.
Those who all are interested in natures creature, will find pleasures in several national parks and wild life sanctuaries along the boundary. If your luck favors you will be able to see the leopard, elephants , butterflies and even money.
Another truly amazing is to check into Colombo beach hostel. A beach hostel is definitely a place where you can be close to the nature. The Beaches of Sri Lanka are energetic and alluring. At all the beaches hostels, you can easily get the sea facing rooms.
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