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The largest city of Sri Lanka, with a population of 4,575,000 metropolitan area, and 555,031 in the city limits. It is located on the west coast of the island and adjacent to Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte (which is the official capital of Sri Lanka) suburb.

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Is it easy to get an Uber in Colombo?

How easy is it to get an Uber in Colombo, especially from the airport into the city? Are there any alternatives?
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What does a Sri Lankan visa for Indians look like?

I applied for a Sri Lankan ETA online. I got an approval notice and PFA within a few minutes. Is this a real visa or should I wait for the real one? Should I pin this to my passport? Please advise.
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How early could I get into the Colombo airport?

I'll be flying from Chennai (MAA) to Singapore (SIN) on September 30. I plan to book my flight with a 20-hour layover in Colombo. My plane will reach Colombo by 11:25 am (September 30) local time and ...
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Is it possible to buy a computer monitor and HRM watch in Colombo, Sri Lanka duty-free airport shops?

I'd like to take a monitor with me as a checked baggage, but it is an international flight with one change so it seems quite risky. So I would like to buy one at Colombo Airport duty-free shop. Do ...
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Hotels with or around casinos in Colombo

I am hoping to visit Colombo in a couple weeks and I am looking to stay in a hotel (at least 4 star user ratings). I expect to spend quite a bit of time at casinos in Colombo and based on my past ...
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What time do air conditioned buses run from Colombo to Anuradhapura?

What time do air conditioned buses run from Colombo to Anuradhapura? When is the earliest bus leaving?