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Dutch Hospital Complex

Address: Hospital Street, Colombo 00001, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #7 of 28 Shopping in Colombo
Type: Malls, Shopping
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Bangalore, India
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103 reviews 103 reviews
35 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

This shopping area is actually from Colonial times which has been now converted into a shopping building. Has some upscale restaurants, a cafe and Odel apparel store. Has pretty lights decorated for christmas. Good place to hangout in the evening and enjoy.

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Johor, Johor, Malaysia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
22 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

The Dutch Hospital has been transformed into a small, nice and unique shopping and dining place. Although one can't do much shopping there, the place turns out to be really nice and relaxing at night where food is excellent and there's entertainment to give the added value to your visit.

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SF, California
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146 reviews 146 reviews
70 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

We found the shopping to be just alright but there are a few good dining and bar options there too. Most notably the "Ministry Of Crab"

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Abu Dhabi
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65 reviews 65 reviews
33 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

If you appreciate sea food that is one of the best places to have a very good meal! Also you can see some shops, like jewels made from local stones, like sapphires. It is amazing how they transform an old Dutch Hospital as a commercial center!

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Dhaka
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

I was in Colombo for an official tour. It was a great place. I enjoyed Dutch Hospital more than any thing. it is a great shopping place and god place for hangout. i will recommend it to people who love nightlife and music.

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Yogyakarta, Indonesia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014 via mobile

i am a colonial history buff. In short, this place was a major disappointment. It needs to be billed as tourist bars n restos and NOT historic or authentic in any way. We did find a few gems down side streets between high rise offices. But then, i enjoyed poking around the sad remnants of Cargils Dept Store more.

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Brisbane, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We had a few drinks in the various bars and also ate at the crab joint. The place was clean and service was always freindly

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Singapore, Singapore
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

There are Some lovely places to stop and eat and get a drink. It's got a lovely relaxed atmosphere and it's worth a visit

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Singapore City, null, Singapore
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51 reviews 51 reviews
8 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Visited this complex at close to sunset with a comforting and relaxing ambience to indulge in. A worthy visit to relive a past colonial experience.

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Brisbane, Australia
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129 reviews 129 reviews
38 attraction reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Visiting the Dutch Hospital is one of the must do tourist things in Colombo. A real bonus though was the Odel store. Such lovely things, with prices marked clearly and shop assistants who were very happy to help. You really could go made spending in this shop!

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