Sri Lanka Colombo

Galle Face Beach

Urban seaside promenade in Colombo, known for picnics, street food vendors, and ocean views, ideal for leisurely strolls and kite-flying.

Tips from the community

If you think you can handle the local food the way the locals eat it, then get down to any roadside stall selling samosas. These are one of the most ubiquitous pastry snacks on the island. They’re packed with peas and potatoes and peppers, but really, it’s the capsicum that dominates. Yep, darn spicy is putting it lightly! Be sure to have a mango lassi on hand to cool the taste buds if you are feeling brave enough to try.

jrfrancis 4 years ago

Galle Face Beach Articles

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