New Araliya Sinhala Hotel
The Archaeological Museum is excellent. It’s designed so that you walk from one end to the other, passing through a series of rooms,...
King’s Council Chamber
Furthest north is the King’s Council Chamber, where the king’s throne, in the shape of a stone lion, once stood. It is now in Colombo’s...
Shiva Devale No 1
Just south of the Quadrangle, the 13th-century Hindu temple Shiva Devale No 1 displays the Indian influence that returned after...
Run by the same charmers who have the Samudra Guest House, this basic cafe on the Old Town main drag has good rice and curries, all...
New Araliya Sinhala Hotel information
Lonely Planet review
This popular local eatery serves Sri Lankan meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner, including rice and curry and kotthu rotti (rotti chopped up and mixed with meat and vegetables).