Negombo is a well-known fishing village in Sri Lanka. It is a charming town set in the midst of green groves of coconut palms, the warmth of golden sand and spirit of the sea. You will be able to taste the best of seafood to your hearts’ desire. Apart from beaches and seafood, Negombo has a unique charm of its own with narrow streets, small boutiques and catholic churches dotting the landscape.
Apart from Negombo sightseeing, this city is also a fishing village. A visit to the fishing village is enlightening. Fishing is how the city originated and still stands the backbone of the local community. Located on the outskirts of the town, tourists can spend a quiet evening walking through the fishing village and gain an insight into how the villagers make their living.
One of the best places to visit in Negombo is the Dutch Fort. The structure of the fort resembles the Sri Lanka’s colonial days when they were under the rule of the Dutch. A visit to this fort will reminiscence the memories of how the city was during the Dutch era.
St. Marys Church
Negombo is a city that is heavily dominated by Christianity and has many churches. One of the top places to visit in Negombo is the St. Mary’s Church. The church is a tall building that is grand and lavish in structure. It consists of three levels which can be seen when you are approaching the church from the front.
Negombo beaches and Negombo Beach Park are the reason tourists visit this city. The sandy beaches and beautiful resorts on the shore make your visit to this city fulfilling. These beaches also offer several water sports for adventure lovers. Once you are at the Negombo beach, you will surely not want to leave this city.
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