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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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  • We arrived at Colombo Fort and we've hallucinated... It is a wonder! The number of people passing through there. Not only tourists, people who live there and part of the day to day. A comfortable ride: Galle-Colombo Fort. In second class... Impressive! And if not going to travel, at least bring you to see the environment that there is there.
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  • You will end up here if you take a train in or out of Colombo. Transportation is plentiful outside the station, by either Taxi or TukTuk. It is worth a peak inside, if you are not traveling, there are...  more »
  • For sure this place is always busy but this is the best place to get your trains to the places u want.. Typical SriLankan ride.. If u want to view much attractive places of the Island u shud travel by...  more »