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Colombo Fort, Colombo

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Architectural Building
Stroll around the old commercial and administrative heart of the city, Colombo Fort. Attractions in the area include the president's house, general post office, Colombo Harbor, and the Dutch hospital complex. Gazing out on the water, you'll see a floating mosque seemingly rising from the sea. The area mainly features old colonial buildings; however, the struggle between new and old reveals itself in the modern buildings slowly making their way among the existing architecture. Add Colombo Fort to your Colombo travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Colombo trip generator.
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  • This is the central colombo, where you can find everything from top end to the bottom most end. On one side, there are nice clubs and pubs, 5 star hotels, shopping malls etc... but on the other hand y...  more »
  • As I work with cityplanning and construction I tend to like rather nerdy stuff like the outlay of a city and architecture. The Colombo fort area holds a lot of old buildings from the past - huge white...  more »
  • Colombo Fort is a great place to go, especially for shopping. They bassically have all what you have in your wish list. Its a bit time consuming but one of my first choices during December season  more »
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  • The food is good. But super overpriced for an average restaurant. They have some cool cocktails like the Sri Lankan arrack cocktail which comes with passion juice.
  • Every time I visited here I feel like I came to.a new place.. Good food. Not much varieties though. Good thing is the place suites for all kind of ppl. Kids family for a date. Highly recommended
  • Nice place for outing. Live bank in other side.
  • Nice location, good food and service
  • The food is really good. But overpriced and they have unbelievable service charge.