Wattala is within easy reach of a diverse collection of Sri Lanka’s well-known sights. The Jami Ul-Alfar Mosque and the Khan Clock Tower are amongst the many popular destinations in the area. Two other great attractions that are close by Wattala are Pettah Market and Dutch Hospital.
Do try to see some of the nearby museums and galleries, which help make this region such a rewarding holiday destination. Step inside the many inspiring exhibit spaces such as the Sri Lanka National Museum in Colombo. Visit the National Art Gallery in Colombo, to get your fix of art.
Get your body moving in nature at the many beautiful destinations nearby. Relax and enjoy the fresh air. If you are looking for somewhere to escape for a while, do a spot of fishing or enjoy the gentle lapping of water visit Beira Lake in Colombo.
Spend an evening with fellow soccer lovers at Sugathadasa Stadium, Colombo, cheering on local heroes, the Sri Lanka National Football Team. On game days follow the procession of maroon and white, to the stadium, then after the final siren sounds, join local soccer lovers in the nearby pubs and relive the action over a friendly drink or two.
When it’s time to rest your weary feet after a long day exploring the many charms of Wattala, check in to one of the area’s convenient short and long stay accommodation options. Make reservations for the Cinnamon Grand Colombo, the Hilton Colombo, or the Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo.