There are plenty of amazing things to do in Colombo, the gateway to Sri Lanka. It's a city on the move with an eye on the future and a foot planted in the past. Modern skyscrapers may be flying up at breakneck speed in Sri Lanka’s capital, but Colombo’s heritage as a centre of trade is still evident in the city’s melting pot of religions, cuisines and architectural styles. Before heading off to explore the country’s national parks, hill stations, surf breaks and UNESCO World Heritage-listed sites, get to know Colombo’s markets, mosques and museums.
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