Colombo

Welcome to Colombo -Sri Lanka

Due to its large harbour and its strategic position along the East–West sea trade routes, Colombo was known to ancient traders 2,000 years ago.<br /> It was made the capital of the island when Sri Lanka was ceded to the British Empire in 1815,and its status as capital was retained when the nation became independent in 1948. In 1978, when administrative functions were moved to Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte, Colombo was designated as the commercial capital of Sri Lanka.

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BIRD SANCTUARY

BUNDALA NATIONAL PARK

Bundala National Park consists of brackish water lagoons and hosts approximately 197 species of birds including cormorants, grey herons, waterfowls, painted storks, Eurasian spoonbills and black-necked storks. The park is just 15 km to the east from Hambantotayle Set command. Both the ...

ETA - Visa

Welcome to the Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA)

Welcome to the Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA) official website of the Department of Immigration & Emigration (DI&E) of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka.For a Short Visit to Sri Lanka, (For more info…) travelers should obtain ...