Once a famous trading port in Sri Lanka during the Portuguese and Dutch regimes, Negombo has now become one of the major commercial cities of Sri Lanka. Also famous for the Negombo lagoon and the beautiful beach tourists can enjoy a variety of beach activities in here. The second largest fish market in Sri Lanka is located at Negombo and the there is always the opportunity for a fishing trip to the lagoon and the ocean when you’re here.
Famous for its coastal splendors, Negombo beach is one of the most visited beaches in Sri Lanka. Enjoy all kinds of beach activities and a trip to the nearest fish market for some daily catch fresh from the ocean. Indulge in the luxuries of unspoiled sun, sand and sea at the Negomobo beach.
This is an ancient temple that holds many values in terms of the Sri Lankan religious and cultural history. The six feet tall Buddha statue and the impressive murals & paintings of Lord buddhas’ path to enlightenment and other historical stories from Sri Lanka highlights the aesthetic talents of Sri Lankan ancestors.
With a majority of Roman Catholics in Ngombo, the St.Marys Church is a much prominent location in the city. Also being one of the largest and oldest cathedrals in Sri Lanka, there are so many who are visiting this church on a daily basis. With majestic architecture and beautiful paintings St. Marys church is a must visit place, if you are in Negombo.
The Negombo fish market is a lively buzzing place to be. Being the second largest fish market in the island is busy and able to find many types of seafood available at wholesale. Freshly caught from the lagon as well as the sea the fish market is the best place to buy authentic Sri Lankan seafood.