After breakfast drive to Colombo Ganagramaya Temple by the famous Beira Lake has been in existence for over 120 years .then visit Hindu temple Kathiseran Kovil on Galle Road. After that National museum situated in Colombo was established in 1877, by the then British Governor of Ceylon Sir William Henry Gregory, historic St Peter's Church in the Colombo Fort, which was used as a governor's residence during the Dutch period and later a Garrison church under the British.
The busy Colombo Fort of today was once the military fort of the Portuguese in 1505 and then the Dutch in 1656. The British in 1796 changed the status of the fort by demolishing the ramparts and constructing houses and civilian structures, some of these colonial buildings still stand alongside its modern counterparts. Many of the buildings are influenced by Dutch, Portuguese and British Architecture dating back as far as the 1700. The Dutch hospital, the Dutch house the Wolvendal church are some of the Dutch architecture to be seen, while the Queens House, The Town Hall, The Old General Post Office, the Old Parliament, The Colombo Museum, the Cargill's and Millers buildings and The Grand Oriental Hotel are examples of British Architecture.
Colombo is a good place to shop for handicrafts. The longest-established places the government-run Laksala. Here, you'll find two floors showcasing all manner of traditional Sri Lankan crafts, batik and wood carving. The decent prices are clearly marked so there's no need to bargain. After that drive back to hotel.