Colombo City Guide

2012
SEP 22

Vacation Memorable By Planning a Trip to Sri Lanka

Are you confused about where to head for your next vacation? In that case, you can try out Sri Lanka since it has everything that you can expect to find in a tourist destination. When in Sri Lanka, the best place to stay is, of course, its capital Colombo. This is because it is the country’s biggest city and boasts of fine dining, colonial heritage and umpteen shopping opportunities. Let us have a look at some of the must-visit places or spots of Colombo: The Fort: This is the country’s commercial center which was actually a fort during the Dutch and Portuguese periods. At present, it consists of all the major offices, banks, immigration office, main post office, big hotels, airline offices, restaurants and travel agents. There is a clock tower between Janadhipathi Mawatha and Chatham St w...Read More

2012
SEP 22

The Opening of the New Southern Highway Road

The Opening of the New Southern Highway Road

On 27th November, 2011, President Mahinda Rajapakse had ceremonially inaugurated the new southern expressway of Sri Lanka that is actually the first access controlled highway of the country. The total length of the expressway is 96 km and it stretches from Kottawa to Pinnaduwa (Galle).The Galle-to-Matara section is still under construction and is planned to be finished by 2013. There are also plans of extending the Expressing till Hambantota in order to connect it to Mattala International Airport which is yet not complete. The two primary agencies which have funded the project are Japan Bank for International Corporation and Asian Development Bank. While the former had given financial assistance for the construction of the Kottawa-to-Kurundugahahetekma section, the latter had funded the co...Read More

2014
JAN  7

Decoding the Process of Web Designing Sri Lanka

The digital revolution has compelled all businesses to have a prominent online presence so that they can reach out to more customers and thereby increase their profit margins. A website can become the perfect platform for providing useful and relevant information about your product or services to your customers. For this reason, you need to pay extra attention to web designing so that it is able to do its required job with ease and effortlessness.One of the key rules of web designing Sri Lanka is to adhere to the prevalent web standards developed by W3C. This is important in order to maintain consistency of the look and feel of your website across a wide range of platforms and devices. You should know that web design is not just about developing an attractive look for a website. ...Read More

2013
JAN 28

Web hosting Companies in Sri Lanka

Web hosting Companies in Sri Lanka

Lanka Web is a premier web hosting company in Sri Lanka that undertakes tasks of storage, registration of domain name, and e-mail services. As communicating with the world and staying connected is of primary importance in this age of e-commerce and internet marketing, proper web hosting is vital. Lanka Web hosting Sri Lanka company is a comprehensive service provider taking care of all your Internet service needs. We at Lanka Web copy your web page or website to our web server for making it available to viewers across countries and continents. Our professionals are adept at storing and managing websites on a web server, the basic requirement of efficient web hosting services in Sri Lanka. Web server at Lanka Web essentially being a public server hosts multiple websites each with sever...Read More

2011
DEC 21

Colombo Commercial Hub of Sri Lanka

Colombo, commercial hub and capital of Sri Lanka is throbbing city that reflects the trade culture of the past and showcases some hostoric colonial buildings. The city served as the principal seaport in the past and it continues to do so. But the historical sites replete with colonial architectural marvels and ruins constitute the major attractions drawing thousands of domestic and foreign travelers every year. Colombo is situated on the east-west coast of Sri Lanka and its strategic position grabbed the attention of the traders some 2000 years ago. But the city grew to prominence in the 16th century when the Portuguese gained authority over the coastal line by offering to be its protector against invaders. The initial concern about trade security soon gave rise to a craving for colonia...Read More

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