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Colombo Fort Railway Station, Colombo

Categories: Landmarks, Tourist Spots
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1.2/5 based on 200 reviews on the web
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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  • Actually a beautiful old railway station with wrought-iron columns and track feeder. All times beautifully restored piece of jewelry.
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  • We came here to catch a train to kandy. Got our prepaid tickets validated and left our packs in the left luggage for 300 rupees (byo lock- we borrowed one from the man) while we walked around town. Wa...  read more »
  • Long-distance trains from around the gateway to Colombo. In a beat-up car with no air conditioning is most unlikely ride.
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