Sri Lanka Western Province


Capital city of Sri Lanka, known for its harbor, diverse cultures, and as a commercial hub in the Western Province.

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Colombo is rarely more than a quick stopover. Heady and brimming with life, it’s the liveliest spot on the whole island. Delve into the chowks of Pettah to smell broiling dals and sizzling roti breads on every corner. Hop over to Galle Face Green to see the waves of the Indian Ocean rolling against chic hotels. Explore Fort for colonial-era edifices and traces of the British rule.

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Colombo Guides

  • Insta-Worthy Coffee Shops and Cafes

    seeker (Seeker Editors)
    The experience of drinking a delicious coffee while reading your favorite book and munching on homemade pastries can only be heightened by how photogenic the location is. Aesthetics only add to our memories and encourage us to take *a lot* of pictures so we won't forget. At Seeker, we are no stranger to trying out countless coffee shops to find not only the best cup served but the one with the prettiest view. These boutique locations across the globe each present their unique charm, from artisanal beverages to housing pastel pink colorways, we present to you the one-stop spot for the cutest and most Instagrammable coffee shops in the world.
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Colombo Articles

  • 41 of the Best Things to Do in Sri Lanka

    They call it the Teardrop of India: Sri Lanka. The island of spice, sun and tea fields. There’s no doubt about it— this is one darn mystical, amazing, culture-packed, and tasty destination. It’s just about as far south in South Asia as it’s possible to go, with swells of the Southern Ocean crashing into the […]