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Serendipity's Colombo Guidebook

Serendipity
Serendipity
Liittyi 2016
Serendipity

Serendipity's Colombo Guidebook

Neighborhoods
The metropolis of Sri Lanka. A vibrant and buzzing city with an ever changing skyline.
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Colombo
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Shopping mall and cinema close to us.
Majestic City
10 Station Rd
Shopping mall and cinema close to us.
Area with many colonial mansions and home to most embassies. This is considered an upscale neighborhood in the city even after the arrival of swanky uprise apartments in the other parts of the city. Many cool cafes in tree lined streets such as Gregorio’s Road, Queens Road, independence Avenue, Horton Place, Ward Place etc.
Cinnamon Gardens
Area with many colonial mansions and home to most embassies. This is considered an upscale neighborhood in the city even after the arrival of swanky uprise apartments in the other parts of the city. Many cool cafes in tree lined streets such as Gregorio’s Road, Queens Road, independence Avenue, Horton Place, Ward Place etc.
Food scene
Catch sunsets and sip on your favorite cocktails at the checkerboard. A colonial hotel with a rich history.
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Galle Face Hotel
2 Galle Road
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Catch sunsets and sip on your favorite cocktails at the checkerboard. A colonial hotel with a rich history.
A creation of the great architectural genius Bass. Any true local would say that this is hands down the best fine dining restaurant in the island. Great ambience and service. Jut a short walk from us.
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The Gallery Café
2 Alfred House Rd
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A creation of the great architectural genius Bass. Any true local would say that this is hands down the best fine dining restaurant in the island. Great ambience and service. Jut a short walk from us.
Great unique handicrafts and chill cafe on the next street from us.
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Barefoot
704 Galle Rd
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Great unique handicrafts and chill cafe on the next street from us.
Great local food. A restaurant that has stood there for decades. Try their hoppers for dinner and lamp-rice for lunch. Just a short walk from us.
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Green Cabin Restaurant
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Great local food. A restaurant that has stood there for decades. Try their hoppers for dinner and lamp-rice for lunch. Just a short walk from us.
Seafood restaurant on the beach. Great variety and reasonable pricing. BYOB. Pls call to confirm.
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Barracuda Sea Food & Grill
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Seafood restaurant on the beach. Great variety and reasonable pricing. BYOB. Pls call to confirm.
Great shopping and variety of restaurants as well as entertainment on some nights. A historic hospital built in the Dutch Era now converted.
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Dutch Hospital - Shopping Precinct
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Great shopping and variety of restaurants as well as entertainment on some nights. A historic hospital built in the Dutch Era now converted.
Sightseeing
Absorbing the city from here is great. Great local eats at small street food kiosks.
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Galle Face Green
56 Colombo - Galle Main Rd
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Absorbing the city from here is great. Great local eats at small street food kiosks.
Amazing temple in the middle of the lake!
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Gangaramaya Temple
61 Sri Jinarathana Rd
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Amazing temple in the middle of the lake!
Highest tower with great views
Colombo Lotus Tower
Highest tower with great views
Beautiful mosque. Try to avoid prayer times specially in Friday’s since it could get very congested.
Jami Ul-Alfar Mosque
Beautiful mosque. Try to avoid prayer times specially in Friday’s since it could get very congested.
Beautiful memorial with park that’s great to walk or run.
Independence Square
Beautiful memorial with park that’s great to walk or run.
Make sure you have a few hours to spend here.
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National Museum
854 Sir Marcus Fernando Mawatha
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Make sure you have a few hours to spend here.
Our Central Park in the middle of the city.
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Viharamahadevi Park
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Our Central Park in the middle of the city.
Located in the suburbs of Colombo and the ancient capital. Amazing nature worth a walk around. Also has some great restaurants and street food. Hey have a plant sale on the weekends!
Waters Edge Hotel
Located in the suburbs of Colombo and the ancient capital. Amazing nature worth a walk around. Also has some great restaurants and street food. Hey have a plant sale on the weekends!
You cannot enter the building but the view of it across the lake and s amazing. A Geoffrey Bawa creation.
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Parliament of Sri Lanka
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You cannot enter the building but the view of it across the lake and s amazing. A Geoffrey Bawa creation.
Supermarkets
Supermarket close to us
Cargills Food City - Duplication Road
Supermarket close to us
Supermarket close to us
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Keells Super
50 Marine Drive
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Supermarket close to us
Shopping
Large department store with multi levels and number of restaurants
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ODEL
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Large department store with multi levels and number of restaurants
Best homeward and interior decor store with unique local items.
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Paradise Road
213 Srimath Anagarika Dharmapala Mawatha
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Best homeward and interior decor store with unique local items.
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Arcade Independence Square
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Shopping and dining
Colombo Racecourse Mall
Shopping and dining