Things to do in Colombo
Colombo located in Western Province and there are 3 districts (Colombo, Gampaha and Kaluthara). Colombo district is the heart of the Sri Lanka and during the British governing period Colombo divided 15 sub-cities for administration purposes. Colombo located 35 Km away from the Airport and Colombo is the main commercial city of Sri Lank. Sri Jayawardanapura is the capital of Sri Lanka. Ancient time locals used to call “Kolomthota” but later on after the colonial era “Kolomthota” became “Colombo”. Sri Lanka’s commercial capital is an interesting blend of the varying influences, it has seen for more than 600 years. Its importance as a trading port increased after the arrival of the Portuguese to the island in the early 16th century.
3% of population living in Colombo District (630,000) and there are many tourist attractions. There are many entertaining places such as Casino, night clubs, restaurants and pubs located in Colombo.
Even though Colombo is a busy city there are many interesting things do in Colombo such as Cycling in Colombo. Best way to explore the Colombo city is by Night Cycling and explore about the Colombo city 12 Km away from the metro area then ideal way is cycling in Colombo Countryside.