1 Day History tour itinerary for Colombo: Take An Unforgettable Day Tour Of Ceylon
Take a day out of your life to explore the essence of Colombo. Discover the buzzy architecture and the hustle & bustle of the Sri Lanka's capital,as another world awaits you right in the heart of the city.
9.30 AM- Start the tour from Kotte Nagga Viharaya temple. This scared monument centralizes all major features, such as religious views, political stability, architecture, and life, of Kingdom of Kotte.
Next visit the Parliament of Sri Lanka, a work of renowned architect Jeffry Bawa, where you can have an architectural perspective of the political shifts of Sri Lanka from the Colonial and Monarch eras.The National Museum, founded in 1877, is your next venue. This place holds evidence why Sri Lanka is renowned for its appealing history and archeology.
Wandering in the streets of Cinnamon Garden is what you do next. This part of Colombo, which is dense with lush greenery, used to be the residential area of upper-middle class dwellers since the Colonial periods. An array of galleries, parks, and public spaces signify what believed to be the future of Sri Lanka.
Visit Galle Face Green.. The beach, Galle Face Green, is the place where common city dwellers gather to take a break from the exhaustion of daily life. Enjoying street food by the sunset is an activity that most of the visitor, including yourself, can do. In addition, this area is surrounded by pieces of mammoth Dutch and English Colonial architectures.
To add a touch of multi-ethnic values and art to your tour, head towards Sri Kailawasanathan Swami Hindu temple. At this venue you can enjoy magnificent roof paintings and carvings while inhaling the air is filled with fragrances enhanced by traditional wedding music.
5.00 PM- Finally, visit Kelaniya Rajamaha Viharaya temple. With a history that goes beyond 500 BCE, this temple probably the most sacred and religiously important Buddhist shrine in Colombo. Buddhists believe that Load Buddha hallowed the temple during his visit to Sri Lanka.
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