Little bit about Galle Face Green
Also known as the World Class Urban Park, Galle Face Green is Colombo’s must see destination. It is a five hectare oceanside urban park which stretches up to half a kilometer along the coast. The Galle Face was initially used for many recreational activities like; horse racing and golf. Cricket, Polo, Football, Tennis and Rugby were also played in this area. Galle face green is the largest open space in Colombo and is one of the main highlight of the city. This space is used mainly as an entertainment ground by most families, lovers and children. Most people enjoy the street food like isso wade, keema rotti and many other mouthwatering Sri Lankan street food sold by vendors at their tiny stalls, kite flyers enjoy flying kites at the open space, families spend picnics and get-togethers here. This place is always crowded, full of people enjoying and kids running around playing. Many luxury resorts are dotted along the shore and opposite the beach. After a good day at the beach and open space, you may relax and have a good meal at these breathtaking hotels. Most locals spend their daily walk time in here, it is a very relaxing and peaceful walking spot, some even work out and exercise over here. The breathtaking views and a relaxing view of the sunset or the sunrise is what attracts most tourists and locals. It is a must visit place in the city of Colombo. The nights are crowded and colourful during the weekends.
Other places you could visit in Colombo
National Museum Colombo
History & Culture
Colombo City Centre
Mount Lavinia Beach
Nature & Wildlife