South Ceylon Bakery
The National Museum is housed in an old Dutch building near the Main Gate. The museum, with just a little more effort, would be superb;...
Dutch Reformed Church
Near the Amangalla hotel, this church was originally built in 1640, but the present building dates from 1752 to 1755. Its floor is paved...
National Maritime Museum
Entered via the Old Gate, the newly refurbished National Maritime Museum is probably the most modern and high-tech museum in the...
Café Nicos@Olanda Antiques
Now this is unexpected. Inside a fusty old antique shop is a thoroughly modern cafe serving real Italian-style coffee, plus juices and...
Ruhunupura Pastry Shop
Despite the name, this place specialises in ice cream. It’s hot out there under the sun. Indulge.
Lonely Planet review
Opposite the bus station, this highly popular lunch spot, with its impossible-to-resist sweet and savoury short eats and gut-busting curries, is the most convenient place to eat in the new town.