Places To Visit In Negombo

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1. Negombo Lagoon

Negombo Lagoon

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Negombo Lagoon is a large lagoon in south-west Sri Lanka with several small rivers and canals, with the Indian Ocean towards the north. The water body is full of numerous varieties of fish, crabs and lobsters that make it an excellent location for fishers. Tourists enjoy the relaxing boating ride on the lagoon and escape from the hustle and bustle of the city.

2. St. Mary’s Church

St. Mary’s Church

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St. Mary’s Church is one of the largest cathedrals in Sri Lanka, located in the heart of Negombo. Even though Negombo is a multi-religious city, the majority of the people are Roman Catholics.

3. Negombo Beach

Negombo Beach

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from city center
3 out of 8
places to visit in Negombo

Negombo Beach is an attraction that lures in tourists from all over the world. It is a cluster of smaller beaches, each stunning and mesmerizing. It is a popular coastal destination in Western Sri Lanka. The beach has a very long stretch that make it suitable for long walks while enjoying the gorgeous palm trees.

4. Negombo Dutch Fort

Negombo Dutch Fort

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from city center
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places to visit in Negombo

Negombo Dutch Fort, as the name suggests, is located in Negombo. Initially a Portuguese creation, it was rebuilt by the Dutch after they seized it. Although the fort now lies in ruins, it has played quite a role in the colonial history of the country.

5. Angurukaramulla Temple (Bodhirajaramaya)

Angurukaramulla Temple (Bodhirajaramaya)

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The Angurukaramulla Temple is one of the most famous Temples in Negombo. It is popular for the statue of Buddha and a magnificent dragon entrance. To get into the temple, one has to go into the dragon’s mouth, which is believed to get rid of any evil spirits.

6. Browns Beach, Negombo

Browns Beach, Negombo

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Browns Beach is one of the popular beaches in Negombo that is famous among the tourists as well as the locals. It is one of the few unspoiled private beaches in Negombo. Browns Beach is famous for its luscious golden sands, turquoise blue water and gorgeous palm trees. The beach is very close to the fishing village of Negombo and boasts of being the most popular seaside resort in Negombo.

7. Guruge Park

Guruge Park

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Guruge Park is the first theme park in the country that not only has fun and exciting rides but also depicts the rich history of the country that dates back to 547 B.C. This park also has unlimited amusement rides, indoor games and a big water park. The Guruge park is open 365 days a year.

8. Morawala Beach

Morawala Beach

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Situated in Negombo, Morawala Beach is one of the popular attractions in this small town. Located just 10 minutes from Bandaranaike International Airport, Negombo is as a day's stop-over while visiting Sri Lanka. Nestled in Pitipana village in Negombo, Morawala Beach is known for its sweeping views of the sunsets and is a great place to visit throughout the year.

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What are the top sightseeing places in Negombo?

The top sightseeing places in Negombo are Guruge Park, Negombo Lagoon, St. Mary’s Church, Negombo Beach, Angurukaramulla Temple (Bodhirajaramaya), Browns Beach, Negombo.
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