Things To Do
Travel to the Hilton Colombo Residence in the center of the city, 35 minutes from the airport and 1.5 miles from the harbor. A shuttle also runs to the nearby World Trade Center. Colombo attractions like temples, museums and galleries, parks, legendary nightlife, famous shopping malls, commercial hubs and iconic cultural attractions are minutes away from the hotel.
In and Around Town
Once a swamp adjoining the famous Beira Lake, a landmark in the capital, is today a vibrant complex comprising the Gangaramaya temple.
Colombo National Museum
Established on 1st January 1877. Its founder was Sir William Henry Gregory, the British Governor of Ceylon (Sri Lanka) at the time.
The World Trade Center
With over 750,000 sq ft of office and retail space, the World Trade Center is an international standard business complex.
Dutch Hospital Shopping Precinct
The Viharamahadevi Park (formerly Victoria Park)- The oldest and largest park in Colombo
Town Hall Building
The Nelum Pokuna (Lotus Pond)
The Nelum Pokuna is a fully equipped state of the art performance centre, meant for large scale theatrical productions.
Arcade - Independence Square
Arcade - Independence Square is one of the grandest and trendiest shopping and entertainment arcades in Sri Lanka
The National Library
The National Library of Sri Lanka
Independence square of Sri Lanka
Old Parliament Building
The Neo-Baroque-style building was built during the British colonial era to house the Legislative Council of Ceylon.
Race Course Shopping Promenade
Once a harness racing course in Cinnamon Gardens, redeveloped in 2012 as the Colombo Racecourse Sports Complex with a grand shopping promenade.