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      • Colombo, Sri Lanka (16)
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      • Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia, Sri Lanka (1)
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      • Dambulla, Sri Lanka (1)
      Lion RockJanuary 14, 2011
      History Museum
      • Sigiriya, Sri Lanka

      A UNESCO World Heritage site, the fortress was built by King Kassapa in the 5th century. Be sure to walk its gardens and see its stunning Frescoes. Entrance: LKR 50 (locals) & USD 25 (foreigners). Read more

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      Sigiriya RockJanuary 14, 2011
      Historic Site
      • Sigiriya, Sri Lanka

      A UNESCO World Heritage site, the fortress was built by King Kassapa in the 5th century. Be sure to walk its gardens and see its stunning Frescoes. Entrance: LKR 50 (locals) & USD 25 (foreigners). Read more

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      HikkaduwaJanuary 14, 2011
      City
      • Sri Lanka

      Go for a Kottu Rotti at “No. 1 Rotti Shop”! Read more

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      Hikkaduwa BeachJanuary 14, 2011
      Beach
      • Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka

      Go for a Kottu Rotti at “No. 1 Rotti Shop”! Read more

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      HikkaduwaJanuary 14, 2011
      City
      • Sri Lanka

      The strip's Coral Sanctuary used to be home to a beautiful reef & aquatic wildlife. Sadly, a bleaching event in '98 has it nearly extinct. You can snorkel or rent a glass bottom boat for LKR 2500. Read more

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      Hikkaduwa BeachJanuary 14, 2011
      Beach
      • Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka

      The strip's Coral Sanctuary used to be home to a beautiful reef & aquatic wildlife. Sadly, a bleaching event in '98 has it nearly extinct. You can snorkel or rent a glass bottom boat for LKR 2500. Read more

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      Dambulla | දඹුල්ල | தம்புள்ளJanuary 14, 2011
      City
      • Sri Lanka

      Visit the Dambulla cave temples, a UNESCO World Heritage site & originally built in the 1st century BC by King Wattagamini Abhaya. Be sure to visit all 5 ancient caves featuring granite carved statues Read more

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      Dambulla Rock Temple and Golden TempleJanuary 14, 2011
      Temple
      • Dambulla, Sri Lanka

      Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site, the cave temples were originally built in the 1st century BC by King Wattagamini Abhaya. Be sure to visit all 5 ancient caves featuring granite carved statues. Read more

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      Yapahuwa Rock FortressJanuary 14, 2011
      Home
      • Maho, Sri Lanka

      Home to the Yapahuwa Lion printed on Sri Lanka’s ten rupee bill, the ancient rock fortress served as capital to King Buvanekabahu I for nearly a decade as part of the Kingdom of Dambadeniya. Read more

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      The Havelock Place BungalowJanuary 14, 2011
      Hotel
      • Colombo, Sri Lanka

      Nice restaurant for a romantic candle-lit dinner. Found next to the dimly lit pool and hidden amongst lush greenery, they offer fine dining in a picture of peaceful serenity. Read more

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      The SizzleJanuary 14, 2011
      Diner
      • Colombo, Sri Lanka

      Their desserts which also come sizzling are a "must-try". Our fav is the chocolate brownie and vanilla ice cream, dripped in hot chocolate fudge. Main course is about LKR 900 and dessert LKR 350. Read more

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      ODELJanuary 14, 2011
      Apparel
      • Colombo, Sri Lanka

      Look for Sugar Burger in the outdoor food-court up front. We recommend the Jafna Burger with “spicy jaggery sauce” and include a bottle of water, all for about LKR 400. Read more

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      The CommonsJanuary 14, 2011
      Coffee Shop
      • Colombo, Sri Lanka

      Experience their spin on the French Crêpe using Kottu Rotti. Our favorite is the Deviled Crab Meat, a single rotti costs about LKR 300. Read more

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      Cinnamon GrandJanuary 14, 2011
      Hotel
      • Colombo, Sri Lanka

      After hours on the weekends, the foyer comes abuzz with a live band. Order your favorite scotch at the Tea Lounge bar, while it arrives go to the Coffee Stop for a dessert to satisfy your sweet tooth. Read more

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      Beach Wadiya SeafooodJanuary 14, 2011
      Seafood
      • Sri Lanka

      Popular among residents and international royalty with guests including Princess Anne of Britain. Ignore the menu, have the waiters suggest a special. Baked Crab is our fav! Reservations advised. Read more

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      The BayleafJanuary 14, 2011
      Italian
      • Colombo, Sri Lanka

      Excellent fine dining Italian, known for their brick-oven style thin crust pizza’s. Dinner for two with an appetizer and drinks would run about LKR 5,000. Read more

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      The Barefoot CafeJanuary 14, 2011
      Café
      • Colombo, Sri Lanka

      Features artwork of emerging Colombo artists and hosts some good performances in its outdoor theater. Smoothies and Spicy Chicken Mayo sandwich are recommended for about LKR 1,000. WiFi available. Read more

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      St. Lucia's CathedralJanuary 14, 2011
      Church
      • Colombo, Sri Lanka

      Constructed in 1887 as a replica of St. Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican, it is the only Gothic styled cathedral in the country and is also seat for Colombo’s Roman Catholic Archdiocese. Read more

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      Wolvendaal ChurchJanuary 14, 2011
      Church
      • Colombo, Sri Lanka

      One of the most important Dutch buildings and the oldest Protestant church, its construction began in 1749, replacing the old Portuguese Roman Catholic Church of St. Francis. Read more

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      The Grand MosqueJanuary 14, 2011
      Mosque
      • Colombo, Sri Lanka

      The single most important mosque in Sri Lanka. Its earliest reference dates back to 1518 in a Portuguese illustration depicting it next to the original Fort. Read more

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