Stroll around the old commercial and administrative heart of the city, Colombo Fort. Attractions in the area include the president's house, general post office, Colombo Harbor, and the Dutch hospital complex. Gazing out on the water, you'll see a floating mosque seemingly rising from the sea. The area mainly features old colonial buildings; however, the struggle between new and old reveals itself in the modern buildings slowly making their way among the existing architecture. Arrange to visit Colombo Fort and other attractions in Colombo using our Colombo trip itinerary planner.
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  • The fortress station is Colombo's largest train station - commonly known as fort fort station. It is a departure stop, and long-distance flights to major cities and suburbs are available here. There is a railway travel consultation office at the station where you can inquire about the number of trains. The main road in front of the station is the bus stop leading to the city. The station is located in Colombo's oldest and busiest Fort district, with historic neighbourhoods such as the Old Presidential Palace, the Dutch Hospital Shopping District and the Clock Tower. Go west to the sea, and enjoy the blue Lakdef Sea at gariffs Green, the city's largest waterfront park. In addition, to see Sri Lanka's famous small sea trains, take a seat from Ford Station, buy a 20RS train ticket, and head to the south train station, The Bambarapia train station, 5km away, and sit back and forth between the stations; You can wait at sunset for a slow train to the sea, and you can capture the spectacular sunsets of the sea train and the Indian Ocean.
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  • This fort are is built by dutch during colonial era. Down town of the city, host of nest of shops in town  more »
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