Cinnamon Grand Colombo is located at Colombo, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Breakfast at the luxury Cinnamon Grand Hotel, right in the heart of Colombo's business, shopping and entertainment district.
Even if you're not staying there, the hotel is a good place to hire a taxi to take you around the city's many shopping venues.
Ideally placed 5 minutes from Galle Beach, Dutch Hospital Shopping ( Ministry of Crab at this place for Crab Lovers ) and a free pick up and drop from Bellagio Casino ( for guest wanting to visit the Casino ) and attached to a Mall for some shopping and local food at the Food Court.
The lobby can be a bit crowded and noisy because it has a wonderful coffee shop and a few good restaurants besides one of its main areas being used for parties and weddings!
If you enjoy lots of noise and people coming and going all the time, this hotel is for you.
Barefoot is one of the most famous stores in Colombo.You’ll find many things there such as textile-covered notebooks, a large selection of stylish, simple clothing and so on.
Head down the main Galle Road, and stop off at Barefoot (706 Galle Road) for its famous handwoven fabrics, toys, bags, handicrafts, antiques and clothing, including shalwars, the tunic and pantaloons outfits, in cotton and silk, and every colour of the rainbow.
The store is the brainchild of Barbara Sansoni, an artist, writer and designer who sources her work from rural handweavers in Sri Lanka.
This shop offers a wide range of well made crafts, ceramics, weaving, books and posters.
They have an excellent restaurant where an English guy is super friendly and attentive.
C W W Kannangara Mawatha Colombo 00700 Sri Lanka
ODEL is Sri Lanka's first example of a retailing company. Starting out as a single company, ODEL has over the years developed and become the first department store in Colombo.
No trip to Colombo is complete without a visit to Odel Unlimited (5 Alexander Place), the most popular department store in Sri Lanka
Inside the beautifully designed interior are racks of designer clothing as well as jewellery, shoes, bags and cosmetics at good prices, and an excellent selection of locally made and designed t-shirts.
Lunch at any of the several cafes and restaurants in the Odel building, which include a sushi bar and a tea lounge that also sells packages of Sri Lanka's famed teas.
The little food court outside has a variety of light snacks and drinks apt for an energy booster during shopping.
There is a nice coffee parlour within the premises for the comfort of the shopper.
Cricket Club Cafe is located at 34, Queen's Road, Colombo, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Cocktails and dinner at the Colombo Cricket Club, a local institution in a country that is completely mad for the sport.
Sip a pre-dinner drink at the bar, enjoying the black and white photographs of cricket legends and sporting memorabilia that adorn the walls.
When seated for dinner, take a couple of minutes to read the whole menu, where every item listed has some connection to a Sri Lankan cricket player or the national team. And if you're a real fan, you can sometimes spot a cricketer dining at the club too.
The Colombo port or known as “The Port of Kolonthota” is the busiest and largest port in Sri Lanka which was built in early 14th century during the Kotte kingdom.
The area east of Fort, is a maze of streets and alleys crammed with everything from colourful textiles, gold and silver, footwear, antiques to spices, fruits, pungent dried fish and everything else Sri Lankans buy every day
Sea Street is famous for its goldsmiths and Hindu temples
Street after street full of the old colonial offices. Face the red Cargill buiding in frfont of you , take the side street and walk around till you come into York street.