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Postal Museum

Postal Museum

By Royston Ellis

There are many museums in Colombo that attract visitors, such as the National Museum and the Natural History Museum in Colombo 7, and the Dutch Period Museum and the Old Town Hall Museum, both in Pettah. Lesser known museums, and thus rarely visited ...

Galle Fort Flea Market

Galle Fort Flea Market

By Royston Ellis

The first Sunday of every month is a good time to visit Galle Fort; that’s when the cobbled, tree-shaded square in front of the law courts is turned into an informal market, a tropical miniature version of the Flea Markets of Paris and London’s P...