Vijitha Yapa Bookshop
The Dutch showed their love of canals here like nowhere else in Sri Lanka. Canals extend from Negombo all the way south to Colombo and...
East of town the Angurukaramulla Temple, with its 6m-long reclining Buddha, is worth seeing.
Negombo is dotted with churches – so many locals converted to Catholicism that the town is sometimes known as ‘Little Rome’. The fading...
Ice Bear Century Cafe
In a lovingly restored peach-pink colonial-era townhouse, this calm retreat in the heart of Negombo offers a touch of refined class, all...
Vijitha Yapa Bookshop information
Lonely Planet review
Has English-language novels, magazines, guidebooks and maps.