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Nehru Zoological Park – a foretaste of Indian wildlife in their natural habitat

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South Asia’s most teeming nation is a veritable fusion of attractive places, lush landscapes and an ancient culture steeped in history and rituals. Architectural masterpieces of historic dynasties dot various states. India’s rich heritage together with its flourishing bio diversity showcases the beauty of the country. The city of Hyderabad offe…
Discover Karnataka’s Lakelands along the Captivating Kerala Backwaters

Discover Karnataka’s Lakelands along t…

Often called the Asian equivalent of the American Bayou, the Kerala backwaters are an expansive network of intricate waterways that include five lakes, forty rivers and a host of canals that span half the length of its home state. Stretching across over 900km the labyrinth of lakes, rivers, inlets and creeks form a truly magnificent eco system and …
Blue Reef Aquarium Newcastle- a world of wonders

Blue Reef Aquarium Newcastle- a world of…

Positioned just a short drive away from the beautiful Whitley Bay, the impressive Blue Reef Aquarium is ideally located in the North East coastal city of Tynemouth. It is a great place to discover how life goes on under the ocean. The Blue Reef Aquarium is a modern aquarium showcasing marine life in a new and exciting way. It has been designed and …
Festivals in Maldives – Merriment in Male

Festivals in Maldives – Merriment in M…

  No one would think that the decorative specs on the Indian Ocean would on close scrutiny turn out to be such resplendent islands full of tourist attractions. However, that is precisely what the Maldives is like. It has over twenty six tiny atolls or islands, which are governed separately but are a cohesive part of Maldives. Most of the festi…
Medical Tourism – Dental Care & Dentists in Bohput

Medical Tourism – Dental Care …

The Thai island of Koh Samui might have garnered a reputation for its idyllic beaches and pristine oceans, but it is also gaining popularity for another feature that is quite unique; medical tourism! Offering reasonably priced and international standard medical care, Koh Samui and such coastal areas as Bohput are also known for their high standards…
Family Travel to Philippines

Family Travel to Philippines…

The multicultural nation of Philippines presents an ideal destination for a family holiday. The suitable areas for families visiting the country include Boracay Island, Central Visayas and the National Capital Region Cebu. You may visit the most popular beach in Boracay, known as the White Beach which is famed for its spectacular sunsets and pristi…

Experience the Wonderful Attractions in Negombo – From Canals to Restaurants

Negombo, situated north of the main metropolitan area of Colombo, is a renowned tourism hotspot in Sri Lanka. If you were to visit this place, there will be no shortage of things to do.

Negombo Beach

Negombo Beach | Img by: Denys Nevozhai via Unsplash 

First and foremost, Negombo is most renowned for its coastline. If you’re looking for lavish accommodation near the coast, you will have no trouble finding a Negombo resort. There are many to choose from, such as Arie Lagoon.

Hamilton Canal

During the Dutch colonial times, they constructed a remarkable network of canals to provide ease of passage throughout the island. Hamilton Canal is still widely used, and in addition to being a vibrant place to visit, is an essential part of Negombo’s infrastructure.

Dutch Fort

Another colonial heritage site is the Dutch Fort, which was built sometime during the late 1600s, with an inscription on the gate saying ‘1678’. The fort is currently serving as the town’s prison, so it’s a pretty interesting place to visit.

Lords Restaurant

If you’re looking to conclude your day with some impressive local fare, then this is the place to visit. It’s a massive complex that boasts a selection of seating areas. There are even many events taking place at this place, including live performances from bands as well as DJs.

 

 

Roland Lefevre is a travel writer who specializes in creating features on leisure as well as business travel destinations across the globe. Google+

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