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 Reviews
This is where local people go to meet and eat from 5pm until bedtime. Families take picnics or buy food from the street vendors and there are hubdredsand hundreds of people who enjoy their downtime he... more »
Very dirty and not maintained properly. Food stalls not very inviting. Called Galle Face green but couldn't see any grass more »
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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