Colombo, Sri Lanka was famous in the past as a strategic seaport, and is famous today for its diversity, colonial architecture, cultural landmarks, shopping complexes and nightlife.
Where is Colombo located? Geographically, Colombo is situated in the western province of Sri Lanka and has been at the center of Sri Lankan political, economic and cultural life since it was made commercial capital in 1815. Colombo is the second most populous city of Sri Lanka and its commercial capital. It is located on the west coast of the island and adjacent to Sri Lanka's main port, the Port of Colombo.