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      Colombo

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      Colombo is a pristine land and an amalgamation of modern lifestyle and deep-rooted cultural history of Sri Lanka. This beautiful island is known for its picturesque beaches, lush forests with diverse wildlife, magnificent pieces of architecture, amazing temples, and rich cultural heritage. Read more

      Dehiwal-Mount Lavinia is a residential suburb in Colombo Sri Lanka and is known as Colombo's beach retreat. Also called the "Golden Mile" of beaches, it has long been a hot spot for tourism and nightlife. It is one of the most liberal regions in Sri Lanka and plays host to the island's annual Gay Pride and Rainbow Kite Festival since 2005. With so many interesting places to see and explore, Dehiwala- Mount Lavinia has become one of the most visited places in Sri Lanka. If you are planning to visit the island country of Sri Lanka in May, make sure to explore the beaches, Bolgoda Lake and the Dehiwal Zoo which are the most popular places to visit in Dehiwala- Mount Lavinia in May.

      4 Interesting Places To Visit In Dehiwala- Mount Lavinia In May

      Explore these fun and interesting places to visit in Dehiwala- Mount Lavinia in May and live an experience that will make your vacation a memorable one.

      1. Dehiwala Zoo

      Dehiwala Image Source Established in 1936, Dehiwala zoo is one of the oldest zoological garden in Asia that is located in the Mount Lavinia district of Sri Lanka. Spread over an area of 11 acres and home to almost 3000 animals and three hundred and ten species of flora and fauna, Dehiwala Zoo is a perfect place for the visitors to have a candid rendezvous with the wildlife while enjoying the elephant show and sea lion performance which is held every evening. It also has a charming picturesque butterfly garden with 30 species of butterfly which is decorated with shrubs, trees and small streams and exhibits the various stages of their life cycles. Brimming with colourful flowers and dimly lit pathways this place is an ideal spot to captivate tourist attention with spectacular views. For families and their kids, it surely is a magical place. Visit the place in May and you will find it less crowded. Your kids will be able to explore the zoo animals closely and properly. Location: 120 Galvihara Rd, Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia, Sri Lanka Timings: 8:30 am to 5:30 pm Entry Fees Indian: 
      • INR 800 (Adult)
      • INR 400 (Child)
      Foreigner:
      • INR 2500(Adult)
      • INR 1250(Child)
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      2. Diyatha Uyana

      Diyatha Image Source Ever heard of bringing the dead back to life- Dont be scared but the transformation of Diyatha Uyana from a wasteland to one of the most attractive Colombo tourist places, has been nothing less than phenomenal. Housing an incredible lake, an aquarium, local eateries, and few handicrafts stalls, the place now is graced by the unique 3D art implemented by local artists. Location: Kaduwela Road, Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte, Colombo Timings: Monday to Sunday – 24 Hours Entry Fee: Free Read More: Best Places To Visit In Colombo

      3. Traditional Puppet Art Museum

      puppet Image Source Puppet shows hold a lot of meaning and importance in Sri Lankan culture. So this museum is single-handedly responsible for upholding a lot of the fold tradition and values of the island country even to this day. Keep note that the demand for these places is really high and so it is better to just book your seats as early as you can. Perfect for all age groups, it is sure to bring entertainment and joy to many. The way the artists manage to flaunt and work with their attractive and multi-colored puppets is a sight to behold in itself. Location: It is located at Dehiwala, in close proximity to the Galle. Timings: The museum is open from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, all days of the week. Entry Fee: Approximate price begins from Rs. 20 per adult. Read More: Best Places To Visit In Colombo

      4. Bolgoda Lake

      Bolgoda Lake One of the best things to do in Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia is taking a stroll along the mesmerizing Bolgoda Lake. This beautiful water body is presumed to be the largest natural lake in Sri Lanka. It covers around two-thirds of Kalutara district and is also a major part of Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia. You would be amazed to know that it is also the largest freshwater lake in Sri Lanka. The lake has a rich history of it. It was used for transportation of people and goods from the upper stream of Kalu Ganga. There is an island in the lake which is used by the ferryman to rest. One amazing thing about this lake is that it was a famous hunting ground during the time of British colonialism in Sri Lanka. So, along with absorbing hordes of natural beauty, you would also get to learn a lot about the place’s history. Activities to Enjoy: Kayaking, Sailing, Yachting, Canoeing, Jet Skiing, Water Skiing There could be no better place to beat the summer heat than the stunning, lush green islands of Sri Lanka. Have some memorable time as you explore some of the popular places to visit in Dehiwala- Mount Lavinia in May. Spend some cool and refreshing time at the beaches, splashing on the waves or enjoy the mouth-watering cuisines, try the orange coconut water and more. With so many places to visit in Dehiwala- Mount Lavinia in May, you can find everything you need to have an exciting vacation in Sri Lanka.

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      Being the capital city of Sri Lanka, Colombo is a popular metropolitan amidst travelers, famous mainly for the towering skyscrapers, leisure facilities, and pretty beaches. It lures in wanderers from around the globe with its stunning beaches, exciting watersports, shimmering architecture, and a great nightlife. Read more

      Colombo is the capital city of Sri Lanka and a popular metropolitan amidst travelers, famous mainly for the towering skyscrapers, leisure facilities, and pretty beaches. Luring in travelers from around the globe with its stunning beaches, exciting watersports, shimmering architecture, and a great nightlife, Colombo is among the most favorite destinations of everyone who sets foot in Sri Lanka. Read more

      The capital city of Sri Lanka, Colombo, is amidst the most popular and happening towns in Sri Lanka that had long served as an important port on the ancient east-west trade routes. Read more

      Sri Lanka is blessed with forts and fortresses, a glorious past and an amazing history that will fascinate you to witness these magnificent monuments and forts of Colombo. Read more

      The capital city of Sri Lanka, Colombo, is amongst the most famous towns and industrial centers in Sri Lanka that has a long history as an important port serving the ancient east-west trade routes. Read more

      Colombo is more than just its beautiful beaches and tropical wildlife, there’s more to its scenic beauty, a glorious past, a rich history that is brimming with culture. The eccentric culture of Colombo can be shown beautifully in its temples, national parks and monuments that are an architectural marvel. If you want to experience the culture of Colombo and marvel at the ancient architecture. Let’s have a look at some of the best heritage sites in Colombo, Read more

      Sri Lanka, a beautiful island nation to the south of India, is a top travel destination. A favorite place with travelers from all around the globe, Sri Lanka is famous for its number of beautiful beaches, quaint villages and scenic national parks. Other than these interesting elements, Read more

      Who would mind a few leisurely days in one of the world’s most beautiful destinations, Sri Lanka? Housing an array of stunning beaches and beautiful sunsets, the country invites travelers to engage and indulge in every kind of fun in the heavenly paradise hiding in plain sight. With a great number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites and temples with intricate carvings the destination has a history of events that will leave you baffled.

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      Cover Image Credit: Wikimedia Your gateway to Sri Lanka- Colombo is an enchanting travel destination with a perfect blend of cosmopolitan vibes and traditional values that welcomes you with open arms the moment you touch down its soil. Blessed with a rich tapestry of history, culture, and astounding landscapes, there is so much to soak in this picturesque town. Read more

      Located on the west coast of Sri Lanka in close proximity to the Greater Colombo area, Colombo is both the financial and commercial capital of Sri Lanka. Cosmopolitan and convivial, Colombo is all about stylish eateries, shops and streets. Read more

      Escape the tropical climate of the coast and head for the hills to gaze at the timeless ruins and green charms of the country. From verdant tea plantations to spectacular train rides Sri Lanka is the perfect holiday spot for every kind of traveler.

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      Living in the city of dreams that brims with thrill throughout the year, it often becomes difficult to enjoy its sweet side. So, both my girlfriend and I were looking for a place that had everything from blissful beaches to luxurious hotels and from ancient temples to adventurous activities.

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      Housing scintillating beaches, rich history, serene temples, and oodles of vibrancy, Sri Lanka is touted as one of the best tourist destinations. This country is a perfect blend of contrast & surprises and that is what travelers from all around the world are captivated by.

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      Commonly known as the ‘garden city of the east’, Colombo is the must visit place for the travellers visiting Sri Lanka. The city is not just a place sprawled with pristine beaches, but it also becomes the highlighted stopover for many other reasons. One of them being the home of ornamental gardens and magnificent temples. Read more

      Travel to me is the best form of learning and my solo trip to Sri Lanka proved that yet again. Normally, when traveling alone, one generally searches for things to do on a solo trip to Sri Lanka and they have no idea what all experience could be good for them.

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