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More to see in Colombo
Colombo’s traditional cuisine is very similar to the classic Indian but with some interesting features. The local menu is based on curry and rice dishes, which have become everyday for locals. Such dishes are among the most affordable, you can try them in any restaurant. Curry can be cooked with chicken and pork, sometimes vegetables are added to the dish, and the most original option is pineapple curry. Rice that is served as a garnish to this dish is steamed separately. Noodle dishes are also very popular, many of them are steamed too, which will surely please adherents of a healthy diet. Noodles with seafood are especially popular among tourists. Various kinds of vegetables can also be added. There are hundreds of options for rice and noodle dishes. Traditional regional spices are necessarily added during the cooking. Another specific regional dish is Vadai, which looks like ordinary donuts. Vadai is made from mashed potatoes with lentils and a lot of spices. Out of the obtained paste, small rings are shaped and then deep-fried. The donuts are very lush and tender, served with various sauces. Such a simple dish is one of the most popular snack options among locals. You can buy it in ordinary stalls on the street. An important component of local gastronomy is dairy products so it is little wonder that one of the most common desserts in Colombo is yogurt. Here it is made from buffalo milk, the taste of yogurt turns out to be very tender and rich. As a dessert, … Read further

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Traditions and mentality of Colombo

Citizens associate a lot of interesting customs with religious traditions, which should be respected by tourists. While walking through the streets one can see local monks who are always dressed in very beautiful traditional clothes. They are commonplace for locals but especially attractive for foreign guests. However, it is not customary to photograph citizens dressed in national clothes, as well as openly … Open

Travel guide to Colombo

During a walk in the Park Talangama Wetlands, the natural beauty can be admired. Its main feature is the diversity of birds living in these places. Not only inquisitive tourists, but also ornithologists from different countries come to watch it. Currently, the reserve is under the protection of the state. Despite its huge importance, the entrance to its territory remains free. Colombo has many outstanding … Open

Colombo for children - what to visit

The entertainment center Fun Factory, is focused on fun for young children. It is also indoors and has a bright design. In addition to traditional playgrounds with slides and attractions for kids, this center also has a lot of pleasant surprises. There is a team of professional animators who arrange different games for children and conduct master classes, and there is also a beautiful café in the center. The … Open

Shopping, streets and outlets

Majestic City shopping and entertainment center is also ready to offer visitors a large selection of goods. It is especially popular among locals and tourists with children. This majestic mall presents a broad choice of children's clothing shops, toy stores, and a number of large stores selling home products. After shopping, visitors to the center can go to the cinema or relax in one of the cozy cafes. Colombo … Open

Advices for travellers

8. In local stores and markets, there are no price tags for goods. Before buying things you like, don't hesitate to bargain. Usually, tourists are offered a price several times higher than the actual one. 9. Fruits bought in the markets and stalls must be washed. To ensure complete sanitary safety, they are recommended to be washed with boiling water. 10. Locals do most actions with their right hand. This … Open

Cuisine and top restaurants

Capital Bar & Grill will appeal to travelers who like to relax in a spectacular modern setting. It specializes in delicious meat dishes, which are prepared exclusively on the grill. The menu also contains interesting vegetable side dishes, and one of the restaurant's main advantages is a rich wine list. Chutneys At Cinnamon focuses on Indian and Asian food. It is distinguished by a very beautiful design in … Open

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