Experiencing the true essence of Kelaniya begins with brushing up on a few basic facts. Ready to learn exactly where this unique place is and which attractions you should explore?
If you travel 2 miles (3 kilometers) north of Kotikawatta, or 3 miles (5 kilometers) southeast of Hendala, you'll end up in Kelaniya.
29,000 locals are waiting for you in this part of Sri Lanka.
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If you're searching for somewhere stylish to spend your nights, slip between the soft sheets at the Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo.
Alternatively, look up the CityRest Fort. It's a superb choice if you're traveling on a smaller budget.
While you're planning your upcoming Kelaniya vacation, keep in mind that the closest major terminal, Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB), is approximately 15 miles (24 kilometers) north of the downtown area. Book your airfares, fill up your suitcase and get set for some amazing adventures!
Reserve a rental car via Travelocity for your travels in Kelaniya. You're sure to happen upon some amazing sights while you're cruising down the road.
Collect a car from the Bandaranaike International Airport area for a stress-free transition from the sky to the road. The most recommended rental car outlet in the vicinity is Sixt.
There aren't any rental outlets in the center of the city. So if you're considering renting a car in Kelaniya, you're going to have to travel to a nearby neighborhood. Drop into Sixt in Borella. It can be found at 941 Parliament Road, a mere 2 miles (3 kilometers) from the center of town.
Go and devote some time to art appreciation at National Art Gallery, a local gallery filled with charming exhibits.
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Go to Galle Face Green, a grassy oasis, and take time to simply enjoy soaking up some sun and appreciating the natural surroundings.
And that's not all.
Many travelers love paying a visit to Beira Lake. Bring along a lunch and simply relax by the water.
If you have checked out all the highlights in Kelaniya and have a few more days to spare, try not to panic. You'll find fascinating tourist attractions in the surrounding area. You may not know that you're only 17 miles (27 kilometers) from Kadirana North. It's the perfect starting point to access Negombo Beach. This attraction is well-loved by locals and tourists alike.
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