Galle Face Green, Colombo

3.6
#1 of 7 in Parks in Colombo
Get the city on one side and the sea on the other at Galle Face Green, the city's green lung. The largest open space in the urban area, it sits between the busy financial district and the ocean. Once used as an official sports area, with horse racing, a golf course, and rugby and cricket pitches, the park now serves as a blank canvas for locals and tourists to indulge in their favorite activities, surrounded by extensive views of the ocean. Use our Colombo day trip planning site to add Galle Face Green and other attractions to your Colombo vacation plans.
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  • Galle Face Green is a must in Colombo, here you meet in the evening, families, kites, many food stalls with delicious dishes of all kinds, breeze from the sea, evening life on the outskirts of the big city.
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  • We didn't eat at any of the stalls as we were staying at a nearby hotel, but the eateries seemed very popular with locals whoch is always a good sign. The area itself could do with new lawn but it doe...  more »
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  • The view of the sea is good as the ramp takes you into the ocean. But on a Sunday or Holiday the beach is very crowded. If you like adventure you can go down to the rocks, but the sea is very rough out there. There are several stalls selling various food, the most popular are the Isso wade. Nice place to spend some leisure time watching the sea
  • One of the most relaxing place to visit in Colombo, but during these days the place is not well maintained and constructions are going on all around the place, new hotels , apartments and port city is being built up. If your a fan of street food it is really nice to taste some with evening breeze.
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