Dutch Hospital Shopping Precinct, Colombo

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As the oldest building in the area, Dutch Hospital Shopping Precinct offers historical colonial architecture in addition to its fine shops and restaurants. Originally used as a hospital by the Dutch in the 17th century, the attraction was later transformed into a shopping and dining precinct. Pick up souvenirs, such as clothing, jewelry, handicrafts, and artworks, or find outside seating where you can sip wine and watch passersby. Wander around the two large courtyards and keep an eye out for street musicians, theater performances, and art exhibitions, too. Plan a trip to Colombo easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.
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  • I loved every visit to the Dutch hospital as it is a great place to relax, have a meal and stroll around while doing some light shopping. There is an assortment of affordable restaurants offering... 
    I loved every visit to the Dutch hospital as it is a great place to relax, have a meal and stroll around while doing some light shopping. There is an assortment of affordable restaurants offering...  more »
  • Nice food restaurants that are a bit more pricey but worth the price if you want something a bit more closer to home! And generous beer sizes too! 
    Nice food restaurants that are a bit more pricey but worth the price if you want something a bit more closer to home! And generous beer sizes too!  more »
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  • This premise contains multiple businesses such foods, clothing, liquor, beauty products etc. A well maintained public wash room also available. Outdoor seating areas are available. Street food items available with music on weekends starting from Friday night. Good for a hangout. Parking is available along the road with tickets.
  • Dutch hospital, by its name really was a dutch hospital. The government was kind enough to preserve the structure and open cafes in the same area. World Trade centre lies opposite to it and is at stones throw distance from the sea. There are multiple cafes serving tea, juices , alcohol and food. Live music is also played here. Unfortunately the cafes do not reduce their individual music volume when live music is being played. I myself went over to one cafe and requested them to turn down their volume so we could hear the live music. A good place to spend a evening.

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