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Colombo

TAILOR-MADE HOLIDAYS TO COLOMBO

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Colombo, Sri Lanka’s capital and international gateway, is a large, modern metropolis with roots as a medieval port. Its streets were laid out by Dutch colonialists in the 1600s and expanded by their British successors, with the city quickly becoming the island’s commercial and transport hub, which it has remained ever since.

Despite a lack of formal ‘must-see’ sights, Colombo is a satisfying place to bookend an itinerary. The banking enclave known as the ‘Fort’, the original Dutch and Portuguese hub, is a curious blend of modern offices and 19th century streets occupied by hotels and stores. Alongside it, Pettah is a busy knot of streets, forming an atmospheric market area dotted with churches and mosques. There’s more refined shopping at the dainty boutiques and upmarket shops of Kollupitiya and Bambalapitiya, making this is a great way to conclude your holiday.

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