Colombo, a bustling metropolis, is the capital of Sri Lanka. Colombo is the largest city and also the major port of Sri Lanka. The city offers the consummate mix of modernity and old world charm. While the city is vibrant with the verve of modernity, one can feel the charm of the bygone era. Colombo is the ideal place to start your exploration of Sri Lanka. Pettah, Slave Island, Mount Lavinia etc. are some of the places of tourist interest in Colombo.