The commercial capital and the largest city in the country, Colombo is home to nearly 800,000 inhabitants and is an ideal hub for both business and leisure travelers. This multi-ethnic and multi-cultural city is a busy and vibrant place with a mixture of modern life, colonial architecture and historical remnants.
THE KINGSBURY RECOMMENDS
We have compiled a list of popular sight-seeing opportunities in the vicinity of the hotel and would be delighted to assist you with further ideas or details.
WORLD TRADE CENTRE
The tallest building in Colombo and the third tallest twin tower in South Asia, the World Trade Centre is an international business complex consisting of two 40-storey towers and is Colombo’s most impressive commercial landmark.
MUSEUM OF COLOMBO
The National Museum of Colombo was founded in 1877 and is the country’s largest museum. A visit is highly recommended for guests who wish to learn more about the cultural and natural heritage of the country.
OLD COLOMBO LIGHTHOUSE
First constructed as a clock tower in 1860, the Old Colombo Lighthouse is a fine example of well-preserved colonial architecture. Though it is no longer operational, it functions as a clock tower instead and is a designated monument.