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Address: Galle Buck, Colombo, Sri Lanka

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Another great place in Colombo!

this is the place in which a lot of connection ways to another landmark in colombo! mostly all traveler choose this place in one of travel's attraction in this city!

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Thend S
Muscat, Oman
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Muscat, Oman
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

this is the place in which a lot of connection ways to another landmark in colombo! mostly all traveler choose this place in one of travel's attraction in this city!

Thank Thend S
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Some lovely old buildings that need a bit of work to return to their old glory. A large area under development in the centre and Northern side. Dutch Hospital has been well renovated and of interest to tourists.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is little over crowed, well popular place in Colombo. Good place for shopping too. You have different choice like Museum, shopping places, beach, almost all the variety of goods for purchasing. This is well located near by Fort railway station - the central railway station, World Trade Center and Galle Face Hotel. You must be careful or take extra... More 

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New Milton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Fort area has some iconic buildings that tuypify the time of the British Empire, such as Cargills. Set against the striking modern buyiolding now going up all over Colombo, this is a great reminder of the past.

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San Fransisco
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the central colombo, where you can find everything from top end to the bottom most end. On one side, there are nice clubs and pubs, 5 star hotels, shopping malls etc... but on the other hand you can find cheapest cloths, electronics etc.. that you can find from anywhere in the country. But the area is too crowded... More 

1 Thank jayasundarak
Lomma, Sweden
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As I work with cityplanning and construction I tend to like rather nerdy stuff like the outlay of a city and architecture. The Colombo fort area holds a lot of old buildings from the past - huge white administrative buildings. Here you also find the presidential palace and some government buildings. I found this area very nice for a walk.

Thank Marcus N
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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25 reviews
14 attraction reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Colombo Fort is a great place to go, especially for shopping. They bassically have all what you have in your wish list. Its a bit time consuming but one of my first choices during December season

Thank jrkfernando
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Fort is the business district of Colombo in Sri Lanka. The Colombo Stock Exchange and the World Trade Centre is located in this Financial district. The Bank of Ceylon is also found here together with numerous other banks. It is the home of the Post office as well. This Fort area has many architectural buildings, historical sites land marks... More 

1 Thank SHDD
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 265 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fort was the former capital of Ceylon presently known as SriLanka. Fort was the Administrative hub of the country while the adjoining city Pettah was the commercial hub. both are in walking distance to each other. Even now some of the head offices are situated at Fort, From Monday to Saturday noon this place will be very busy and you... More 

Thank Aadhes
Uttar Kashi
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Old Fort is fairly well buried by new buildings in the busy downtown area, that is growing even bigger with the Chinese Harbor City Complex growing between the fort and the ocean. Soon to be an ultra modern development.

Thank atmananda

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