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Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte

administrative capital of Sri Lanka

5.6km

6.91083379.887836

Negombo

city in Sri Lanka

30km

7.211179.8386

Kandy

Capital city in Central Province, Sri Lanka

96km

7.29638980.635

Nuwara Eliya

human settlement

102km

6.966780.7667

Dambulla

human settlement

135km

7.85666780.649167
Sights

Currency museum, Colombo

Established on 20 April 1982 at the Central Bank Head Office in Colombo Fort. The museum is open to the general public. - The Central Bank Currency Museum traces the history of the usage of coins and notes in Sri Lanka since 3 BC and has on display a large number of ancient coins and notes which were used in the country dating back to 3 BC. Foreign coins and notes received from other Central Banks are also on display at the museum.

32m

6.9345277879.84305556

President's House, Colombo

216m

6.9363888979.8425

Sambodhi Chaithya

A Buddhist shrine, built with reinforced concrete.

439m

6.9383333379.84194444

Galle Face Green

Visit at sundown for a spectacular view. The ½km long promenade stretches 13 acres (5.3 hectares) between Galle Road and the Indian Ocean; it tends to attract children, teenagers, vendors, lovers, kite flyers, merrymakers, and families. Usually on Saturday and Sunday evenings, the land is filled with day-trippers, food vendors, and people picnicking which make it very crowded. It is also the only largest open space in the city.

875m

6.9265579.8435

Jami Ul-Alfar Mosque

This historic mosque is a popular tourist site in the city. Jami-Ul-Alfar Mosque was built in 1909 by the Pettah Muslim community to fulfill their required five-times-daily prayer and Jummah on Fridays. It is one of the oldest mosques in Colombo.

1.1km

6.938579.8518

Wolvendaal Church

One of the oldest churches built during the Dutch era in 1749. The interior is decorated with Dutch furniture with the wooden carved pews, chairs, pulpit and lecterns.

2.0km

6.942179.859

Viharamahadevi Park

It is the largest, oldest and most colourful park situated in the heart of Colombo, just opposite the colonial style Town Hall building.

3.0km

6.9138888979.86055556

Sugathadasa Stadium

3.2km

6.9480555679.86861111

Bentota

town in Southern Province, Sri Lanka

59km

6.4280

Chilaw

large town in Puttalam district, Sri Lanka

71km

7.5833333379.8

Embekka Devalaya

86km

7.2179166780.56772222

Royal Botanical Gardens, Peradeniya

The best botanical garden in Sri Lanka and one of the best in the region. It dates back to the ancient kings of the country although the British changed the look of it. The British are said to have used the gardens to grow trees that could not be grown at south-west London Kew gardens. The large banyan tree, the orchid house, the suspension bridge, and the bats are some of the main attractions.Take bus No 724 from the clock tower.

91km

7.2711111180.59555556

Hikkaduwa

human settlement

91km

6.1472222280.11027778

Sinharaja Forest Reserve

protected area in Sri Lanka

92km

6.4166666780.5

Ramboda Falls

waterfall

96km

7.06780.7

International Buddhist Museum

World's first International Buddhist Museum.

97km

7.2947222280.64083333

Udawattakele Forest Reserve

The forest was planned and maintained as the part of the Royal palace complex of the Sinhala Kings. A patch of tropical rain forest still survives and if you don't come across it, it is still a wonderful walk. You are guaranteed to come across plenty of monkeys and some tranquil ponds. Wear long trousers after rain, and take some salt as there are lots of leeches about.

97km

7.2994444480.63888889

Hill Club

100km

6.9672222280.75027778

Nuwara Eliya Post Office

102km

6.97159380.7663864

Galway's Land National Park

103km

6.9666666780.77722222

Lake Gregory (Nuwara Eliya)

reservoir in Sri Lanka

104km

6.95780.78

Horton Plains National Park

national park

107km

6.880.8

Galle Harbour

107km

6.0355555680.215

Central Province, Sri Lanka

province of Sri Lanka

110km

7.3333333380.75

Knuckles Mountain Range

120km

7.4580.8

Weligama

town on south coast of Sri Lanka

124km

5.9738888980.42944444

Dambulla cave temple

135km

7.8566666780.64916667

Kalpitiya

place in North Western, Sri Lanka

136km

8.1666666779.71666667

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Colombo

Sri Lanka
Colombo is the largest city and commercial capital of Sri Lanka. Former capital of the nation, Colombo is still perceived by many as the capital of the nation and is located just beyond the suburb of Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte, the official capital.

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31°C23
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