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Colombo overview

You can easily spend a relaxing day in Colombo visiting Viharamahadevi Park and Beira Lake. Local sights like Colombo Town Hall and Dewatagaha Mosque are worth a visit. Colombo is an inviting destination that has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Colombo

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Colombo has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Colombo with by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Colombo hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Colombo hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Colombo

Fly in to Colombo (CMB-Bandaranaike Intl.), 18.1 mi (29.1 km) from downtown Colombo. Colombo Fort Station is the closest train station.

What to see around Colombo

The area's cultural scene stands out, and places to visit include:
  • • National Art Gallery
  • • Sri Lanka National Museum
  • • Elphinstone Theatre
  • • Dutch Period Museum
Memorable for its landmarks including:
  • • Dewatagaha Mosque
  • • Gangaramaya Temple
  • • Chabad of Sri Lanka
  • • Pettah Hindu Temples
  • • Independence Memorial Hall
Recognized for its natural setting with these places to visit:
  • • Viharamahadevi Park
  • • Beira Lake
  • • Galle Face Green
Some recommended places to see include:
  • • Colombo Town Hall
  • • Nelum Pokuna Mahinda Rajapaksa Theatre
  • • Australian High Commission
  • • Sinhalese Sports Club
  • • St Anthony's Church

When to visit Colombo

Wondering what time of year to travel, or what clothes to pack? Here are seasonal norms to help you with your planning:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 89°F day, 72°F night
  • • April-June: 89°F day, 76°F night
  • • July-September: 86°F day, 76°F night
  • • October-December: 87°F day, 73°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 0.39 inches
  • • April-June: 1.18 inches
  • • July-September: 0.51 inches
  • • October-December: 1.38 inches