Along with the Maldives, Sri Lanka is one of the two countries in South Asia that are currently rated among high human development on the Human Development Index.
Visiting venues like Havelock Road, Liberty Plaza, Kandy (Galkanda Road), Dehiwela will fetch you some fruitful results.Despite its small size just 37.31 km² Colombo offers a varying selection of experience ranging from taking a tuktuk ride, a visit to Pettah market and eating Kottu to playing a round of golf and having high tea at one of the colonial style hotels overlooking the Indian Ocean. Enjoy a City Tour Hop on board the exciting open deck double decker of the Colombo City Tour to witness the charm of Colombo Click Here for more information 3.With many boutiques filled with international brands and local art and fabrics Colombo is the best place to do the last minute shopping and then it’s best to retire to Galle face, Colombo;s playground for some Kottu or Wade. Play a Round of Golf at The Royal Colombo Golf Club The immaculately manicured greens of the Royal Colombo Golf Club have attracted golfers for 129 years, a slice of golfing history. Eat Some Seafood on Mt Lavinia Beach Mt Lavinia is one of Colombo’s more laidback suburbs filled with great seafood restaurants on the golden beach and is named after Lovinia, the gypsy dancing girl who had a secret romance with one of Sri Lanka’s governors. Do Some Last Minute Shopping One of Sri Lanka’s best kept secrets is the shopping opportunities in Colombo –sleek department stores and cool shopping malls are filled with designer clothing, shoes and handbags, plus handicrafts, home furnishings and more. Indulge in a Massage at One Of Colombo’s Spas Featuring serene surroundings and expert masseurs trained in everything from Swedish to Shiatsu. Take in Some Art The Colombo National Museum has some terrific examples of ancient paintings, sculptures and sketches dating back to the 4 century BC, while if it’s something contemporary you want, the city has a thriving arts scene, with many creative painters exhibiting in local galleries. Visit a Temple The Gangarama Vihara is one of the most venerable temples in the country, decorated with wonderful brass work, stone carvings, and other Buddhist art. Go For a Ride in a Trishaw These motorised three-wheeled chariots are the backbone of Sri Lankan transport – just remember to hang on for dear life! Jasmine News Provides breaking Sri Lanka news by SMS and web update.Lanka Business Online Sri Lanka most widely read business news website. Siber News News and feature service that focuses on providing information on issues concerning the Tamil people. Tamil Ealam News Services Provides news reports from various sources.