Grand Oriental Hotel

Address: 2, York Street, Colombo 1, Colombo, Sri Lanka | 3 star hotel
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This 3 star hotel, located on 2, York Street, Colombo 1, Colombo, is near Temple of the Tooth (Sri Dalada Maligawa), Mount Lavinia, Colombo National Museum, and Dehiwala Zoo.
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    Travel Blogs from Colombo

    Please explain to me how Sod's law works?

    A travel blog entry by matthewthorne on Jun 06, 2015

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    ... looked at me with a "glaikit" expression on his face. I took one look at all three of them and declared to myself you lot couldn't organise a **** up in a Sri Lankan brewery and stated "You lot are (bleep) useless!" They didn't understand.

    I headed to the only place I could think of which was the backpacker I stayed in during my first two nights in Sri Lanka. The one fortunate thing was that these guys were brilliant and were the nicest people I have stayed with during my ...

    Independence Day parade

    A travel blog entry by richalive on Feb 04, 2015

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    ... are plenty of army soldiers with rifles all along the route and all the military top brass and political leaders are here. The dignitaries all arrive in their BMWs, Mercedes Benz, Range Rovers, sometimes accompanied by police outriders. The parade of different military regiments is fantastic - very colourful and musical and its a ...

    Colombo (train from Galle)

    A travel blog entry by colcat on Oct 22, 2014

    ... place Col found within walking distance and the streets are quite dark if you go off the main road. It was really different though we got a long spicy chicken roll. And a piece of chicken with biriyani and ginger beer cost just over $10 but not bad. Then we went across to the supermarket and got a Corneto but unfortunately the wafer bit was soggy so not as good as ours but only 50c each. Back to room to watch movie/read and rest up for our big day ...

    Day 2

    A travel blog entry by lou_sinton on May 27, 2014

    1 comment, 2 photos

    ... I will be venturing out as I head to the north of the city to meet the chairperson of Women In Management, the organisation I will be collaborating with on my research. If you assumed I'm in Sri Lanka for the beaches, curries and tea plantations then you're wrong (sort of). I'm part of the MSc Practising Sustainable Development cohort at Royal Holloway, University of London and 50% of the degree is a ...


    A travel blog entry by steve874 on Mar 23, 2014

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    ... is written off!!!! First stop was the National Museum, loads of history dating way back, some to the 8th century. More touring round the city and then a stop at Ganaramaya temple a Buddhist temple with like a Sunday school with it full of kids studying. We had a look round here then off through the city again and to the National Exhibition centre where we had a refreshment break. We got a local beer, Lion lager which was very nice. Also a stop ...

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    The Anton Chekov Suite
    Colombo, Sri Lanka