Parks in Colombo

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Parks in Colombo

Parks are an ideal option to enjoy the cool breeze, chitchatting. The beautiful city Colombo has few of the best collection of the prettiest parks among which to Viharamahadevi Park is one of the most ancient parks in Colombo. Do visit the coolest parks in Colombo to escape from stress.

Here is the list of 8 Parks in Colombo

1. Galle Face Green, Colombo

Galle Face Green, Colombo
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The Galle Face Green is a beautiful beach park which covers an area of almost five hectares and is in the fort area of Sri Lanka's capital, Colombo. Enjoy yourself and forget the worries of your day by indulging in a vast span of activities like kite flying, fishing, football, beach volleyball, jogging, or just taking a relaxing stroll by the beach.

2. Viharamahadevi Park, Colombo

Viharamahadevi Park, Colombo
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Located in the busy and crowded city of Colombo is the beautiful Viharamahadevi Park. This gorgeous park is located quite close to the National Museum and is one of the biggest and oldest parks of Sri Lanka. The park also offers breathtaking views of sunrise and sunset for a truly memorable experience. The Viharamahadevi Park was initially known as the Victoria Park and was renamed after the mother of King Dutugemunu.

3. Crow Island Beach Park , Colombo

Crow Island Beach Park , Colombo

One of the most beautiful parks situated on the shores of the Indian Ocean of Colombo, the Crow Island Beach Park is a public recreational area opened in 2016. Open to all ages, this 17-acre park has plenty of activities to offer. With a children’s play area, walking tracks, mangrove forest, a lake, a huge playground, kite-flying opportunities, the beach park is also a fine place to witness the sunset.

4. Gangaramaya Park, Colombo

Gangaramaya Park, Colombo

Gangaramaya Park is a children’s park, with plenty of greenery and flora. Built around Beira Lake, the park is a great place to relax or even birdwatch, as it is frequented by rare birds. Maintained by the Sri Lankan Army, the Gangaramaya Park is rather clean and is one of the must-visit parks in Sri Lanka.

5. Sathutu Uyana, Colombo

Sathutu Uyana, Colombo

Situated in Aluthmawatha Road, Colombo, Sathutu Uyana Park is a public recreational area spread across over 3 acres. Mainly open in the evening, the park is a great place for a quite time. This place offers multiple joy rides for children including toy train rides. With a variety of food and drink options, the park also offers affordable entry tickets.

6. Philip Gunawardena Childrens Park, Colombo

Philip Gunawardena Childrens Park, Colombo

The Philip Gunawardena Park is located in Hyde Park, Darley Road in Colombo. Named after the national hero Mr Don Philip Gunawardena; the former Minister of Industries and Fisheries, this community playground has walking tracks as well. Among the multiple food options available here, local fast food is what stands out. The park also organises personal special events, where visitors can directly book the venue. There are parking spaces as well.

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7. Cotta Park, Colombo

Cotta Park, Colombo

Cotta Park is a children’s park situated in Columbo. Open throughout the week, the park is beautified with numerous trees, plants and floral decorations, which is the prime reason to visit this pretty park. Also housing a pond, the park is a peaceful place to rejuvenate after a long, tiring day.

8. Hamilton Canal Park, Colombo

Hamilton Canal Park, Colombo

Located on Mattakkuliya wattala suburbs of Colombo, Hamilton Canal Park is a gorgeous park surrounded by greenery and lakes. Spread across vast landscapes, the park is the perfect picnic spot. Visitors frequent the park for a relaxing time as they watch fisherman doing their chores. Along with food and drink options, there are many activities such as boat rides at reasonable prices. You can also buy fresh fish from the nearest shops. Parking space is available.

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