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Colombo Fort, Colombo

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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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  • Good area of Colombo to spend a half a day to just roam around. The area has stupas and temples to check out and the major building of Colombo. There is no Fort as such though the names as so this is ...  more »
  • Difficult to circulate in some corners of the fort due to the numerous works and renovation sites, reconstruction, delivered in State,... many of the old buildings of the fort. It is sometimes blocked or banned because there are many military and official buildings. It is the capital. It is near the port.
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  • Colombo fort has a 500 year history from the time of the arrival of the Portuguese in 1505. They established the Fort as the centre of power of their rule in Sri lanka and it became the nucleus of the...  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.