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Where is Colombo located in Sri Lanka?

Travelling to Colombo, Sri Lanka? Find out more with this detailed interactive online map of Colombo downtown, surrounding areas and Colombo neighborhoods.

If you are planning on traveling to Colombo, use this interactive map to help you locate everything from food to hotels to tourist destinations. The street map of Colombo is the most basic version which provides you with a comprehensive outline of the city’s essentials. The satellite view will help you to navigate your way through foreign places with more precise image of the location.


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Interactive Map of Colombo area

As you browse around the map, you can select different parts of the map by pulling across it interactively as well as zoom in and out it to find:

You can also expand it to fill the entire screen rather than just working with the map on one part of the screen.

Navigate your way through foreign places with the help of more personalized maps. Use the satellite view, narrow down your search interactively, save to PDF to get a free printable Colombo plan.

Click this icon on the map to see the satellite view, which will dive in deeper into the inner workings of Colombo.

Free printable PDF Map of Colombo

Feel free to download the PDF version of the Colombo map so that you can easily access it while you travel without any means to the Internet.


If you are looking for directions to Colombo rather than an online map of all of the places that you are interested in visiting, you also have the option of finding and saving the directions for future use.

Helpful Information for tourists

You are also able to narrow down your search by selecting only restaurants, for example, that way you can have a list of exactly what it is that you are searching for. You can also use our search box in order to locate any other places that you are interested in finding.

Tourist Attractions in Colombo

Take advantage of all of the history and culture that Colombo is filled with via the help of our comprehensive list. From observation points, to historical sites, monuments, spas, find everything that this city has to offer. We have even included information about some gems that aren’t as frequented by tourists such as ruins or castles, for example. You will also find information regarding cultural centers such as theaters and opera houses for live entertainment.

Historical sites: Mumtaz Mahal

Shopping in Colombo

Get your hands on some new items that you can’t find back home! Here, find some of the best malls that boast the widest selections or charming markets that offer a variety of quality local goods.

Markets: Peliyagoda Central Fish Market

Cultural Institutions of Colombo

Enjoy some live entertainment brought to you buy the talented people of Colombo. Find anything from ballet to theatre here.

Theaters: Nelum Pokuna Mahinda Rajapaksa Theatre

Educational Institutions in Colombo

Take a look at what Colombo’s educational institutions look like such as their schools, colleges, and universities. Some even offer tours that way you can get an in depth idea into all that they have to offer. In addition, Colombo boasts many architecturally elaborate libraries that not only hold copious amounts of books, but also act as great studying spaces.

Colombo’s universities: Institute Of Technology University of Moratuwa
Colleges: The Vidyodaya University of Ceylon, Wickramaraclic Ayumadic Medical College, Saint Peter’s College, The Vidyalankara University of Ceylon, Colombo North Medical College, Zahira College, Saint Thomas College, Royal College University, Lumbini College, Thurstan College
Schools: Anula Vidyalaya, Nalanda Vidyalaya, Isipathana Vidyalaya, Mahanama Vidyalaya, Ananda Vidyalaya, Vishaka Vidyalaya, Sri Sumangala, Devi Balika Vidyalaya, Defence Services College, Royal College Colombo

Stadiums and Sports Activities in Colombo

Watch Colombo’s home team play in the stadium for a nice evening out filled with good food and lots of emotions. However, whenever you are in the mood for a more dynamic activity, there are a number of different parks, athletic fields, and golf courses that you can visit.

Colombo’s stadiums: Sugathadasa Stadium
Parks: Price Park

Colombo’s airports

Easily locate airports with identifiers such as IATA, or International Air Transport Association, and ICAO, otherwise known as the International Civil Aviation Organization. In addition, however, you will also find the locations of the nearest airports.

Airports: Ratmalana Airport, Bandaranayake International Air Port

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