Beautiful city tour of Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Souvik By Souvik, 4th Mar 2015 | Follow this author | RSS Feed
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The article speaks about beautiful city tour of Colombo in Sri Lanka. Visitors can spend the entire day in Colombo.


Colombo is the capital city of Sri Lanka. As the Dutch and the British stayed in Sri Lanka there are lot of remains of the colonial rulers in Colombo.

Independence Memorial Hall.

The independence memorial hall is an important tourist destination in Colombo. Visitors come to this place to see the monument.


Many Sri Lankan marriages are celebrated in this destination. The place is auspicious for the marrying couples.


The brides and the grooms are very cordial in their conduct with travellers. All exchange greetings and best wishes.

Bride and groom.

The brides and the grooms pose in this area at the time of marriages. They pose with the visitors also whenever photos are taken.

Source of images: "The images are taken with the private camera of Dr Souvik Chatterji during visit to Sri Lanka in December, 2015."

Beautiful architecture.

Sri Lanka became independent and dominion of Ceylon came into existence on 4th February, 1948. The memorial shows that.

Torrington square.

It is located at the Independence Square (formally Torrington Square) in the Cinnamon Gardens, Colombo.

Independence Square.

Many travellers spend huge amount of time in the independence square. Visitors can sit and enjoy the buildings in the vicnity.


Many visitors take photographs keeping the independence memorial at the centre when they visit Colombo, the capital of Sri Lanka.

1st Prime Minister.

Located at the head of the monument is the statue of the first prime minister of the country Rt. Hon. Don Stephen Senanayake "The Father of the Nation".

Busy period.

The peak season for tourists to come to independent square is the months of December and January. Visitors come from India, Thailand, Malaysia, etc.


Winter is the best time to visit Colombo and entire Sri Lanka. As it is located close to equator the weather remains charming.

Sacred place.

As the place is associated with the father of the nation the place is considered to be very sacred and pious.


Capital, Colombo, India, Sri Lanka

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author avatar Souvik
4th Mar 2015 (#)

The people of Sri Lanka are very soft spoken and gentle.

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author avatar Nancy Czerwinski
4th Mar 2015 (#)

Thank you for sharing such a wonderful article. I loved the pictures!

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author avatar Souvik
5th Mar 2015 (#)

Dear Nancy, thanks a lot for loving the article.

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