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Fort & Pettah
Come walk through ‘the town outside the fort’ famously known today as Pettah. An experience in itself, Pettah has its own chaotic pace. It is a melting pot of culture with hidden treasures from the past and present. It can be quite daunting if you venture there on your own however this easy to follow map and guide will ensure that you have an experience of a lifetime.
Pettah has an abundance of colonial architecture. The route will take you past the former residences of the Dutch Governor of Ceylon, a creepy old Town Hall, a Lighthouse that now serves as a Clock Tower, among lots of other interesting landmarks.
Imagine a 72-foot chandelier, a jail cell of the last king of Sri Lanka that’s surprisingly located in a car park, a 10,000 rupee note from 1947. All these quirky locations are included on the route. The adventurous foodie too will not be disappointed. Traditional food items are available at the many street stalls not forgetting the most delectable fruits available at the fruit and vegetable market.
Colombo Independence Square
Enjoy a stroll through some interesting parts of the city. On this tour you will be guided past sports grounds and nightclubs and even a Rugby ground that was used as an airfield by the RAF during world war II and finally finishing off at the beautiful independence arcade. You will hear many intriguing stories of Sri Lanka's colonial past along with some interesting facts about its present.
If souvenir shopping is on the cards this tour will not disappoint with stops at one of the best handicraft stores as well as the renowned Saturday Good Market. Don't waste a day in the city, instead enjoy a leisurely stroll taking in some interesting sights and sounds of Colombo life.
BMICH Conference Hall
Independence Arcade Shopping and Dining Precinct
Map including a walking tour route and audio commentary.
Online and offline options available.
Come visit the stunning 5 caves of the Golden temple, containing a total of 153 statues of buddha, three statues of Sri Lankan kings, four statues of gods and goddesses, and over 2,100 square metres of murals covering the walls and ceilings. Hear interesting stories of the Buddha and his teachings while looking in awe at the amazing murals and statues. Hear all about the kings that ruled and wars that were fought.