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Leisure Places in Colombo

Deiwala Zoo

Dehiwala Zoological Gardens is one of the oldest zoological gardens in Asia founded in 1936. The entire zoo covers an area of 10.1 ha / 0.10 km², with well landscaped gardens and foliage to provide a more natural habitats to its animals.

viharamahadevi park

Viharamahadevi Park or formally known as the Victoria park is the largest, oldest and most colorful park situated in the heart of Colombo (Cinnamon Gardens), just opposite the colonial style Town Hall building.


Attidiya is a beautiful marshland located around 9km towards the south west of the city. The wet land is rich with natural biodiversity and is a resting place for many types of birds.

mount lavinia beach

Mount Lavinia is a suburb located towards the south of Colombo and is famous for its "Golden Mile" of beach and Mount Lavinia Hotel. It is a perfect place to relax and enjoy during your quick business trip to Colombo or during your visit to Sri Lanka.The mount beach is a shallow beach, loved by everybody who would like to lie in the sun, relax or take a dip when it gets too hot.


Located in Bauddhaloka Mawatha, Colombo 7, The Colombo planetarium was established in 1965. English shows on the last Saturday of the month at 2.00pm and special shows in English can be arranged for parties of 75 or more.

beire lake

 Colombo's geography is a mix of land and water. The Northern and North-Eastern border of the city of Colombo is formed by the Kelani River; The River flows down and meets the sea in “Modera”, which means river delta.


Slave Island is a suburb in Colombo, located directly south of the Fort area, which was a narrow island back in the old days.

Galle Face Colombo

Galle face green is the largest open space and the most elegant promenade located in Colombo city. This elegant seaside promenade is a ribbon strip of land between Galle Road and Indian Ocean, stretching out to one-and-a-half kilometers.

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