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Colombo Fort Railway Station, Colombo
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Visit the major rail hub of the region at Colombo Fort Railway Station, with lines servicing most of the main cities in the country. From this central station, you can explore a bustling marketplace, or just find somewhere to sit and people-watch among the buzz of activity. Take a moment to absorb the station's design, which dates back to 1917: modeled on Manchester Victoria station in England, it stands on land reclaimed from a lake. Remember when riding the train here: you have to be quick and unforgiving to get a seat, so arrive early. Using our world travel planner, Colombo attractions like Colombo Fort Railway Station can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Train services are available from Colombo Fort Railway Station to major cities of Sri Lanka. we had a very nice 3 hours scenic hill view train trip from Colombo to Kandy. Even the train fares are chea...  more »
  • This place is very crowded with roadside markets and the heritage railway station premises of Colombo. 
  • I pre-purchased Expo Rail tickets to travel to Kandy...fortunately, as the First Class tickets to Kandy sold out. Getting to the ticket booth was crowded and chaotic. Just be aware that Sri Lankan peo...  more »