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Negombo Destination Guide

Touring Negombo in Sri Lanka.

Negombo in the region of Western with it's 137,223 citizens is located in Sri Lanka - some 19 mi (or 31 km) North of Colombo, the country's capital city.

Map of the area of Negombo in Sri Lanka

Time in Negombo is now 12:57 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Colombo" with an UTC offset of 5.5 hours. Depending on your travel resources, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Yakkaduwa, Welpalla Pahalagama, Wilagedera, Wewelgare, Wetakeyawa or Telwattahandiya. Being here already, consider visiting Wayikkal, Udayartoppuwa, Talahena, Seeduwa, Poththode and Katunayaka North. We collected some hobby films in the internet. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

28°C / 82 °F Light rain
Morning Temperature 28°C / 82 °F
Evening Temperature 27°C / 81 °F
Night Temperature 25°C / 76 °F
Chance of rainfall 1%
Air Humidity 100%
Air Pressure 1021.9 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 11 km/h (7 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 92% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Wednesday, 27th of September 2017
Moderate rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.
Moderate rain Day: 25°C (78 °F)
Night: 24°C (75 °F)
Thursday, 28th of September 2017
Light rain, moderate breeze, broken clouds.
Light rain Day: 27°C (80 °F)
Night: 25°C (77 °F)
Friday, 29th of September 2017
Moderate rain, moderate breeze, scattered clouds.
Moderate rain Day: 28°C (82 °F)
Night: 25°C (76 °F)


Jetwing Sea Negombo Sri Lanka - A Kuon...

01:59 min ( November 24, 2011 by KuoniTravel)
Views: 2,688 - Rating: 5/5

Discover more at Or view all of Kuoni's Sri Lanka holidays at Enjoy the quiet surroundings and stunning ocean views all over this Kuoni Exclusive resort. Relax at this ...

BMW Mini Cooper - Negombo Sri Lanka

01:46 min ( March 12, 2009 by schitzique)
Views: 2,711 - Rating: 3.66667/5

BMW mini taken for a short spin in negombo, Sri Lanka. The road was too crowded, didnt have a chance to burn some rubber. Location - Temple Road , Negombo , Sri Lanka. Captured using a Nokia N73. jazo...

Fish Market - Negombo Sri Lanka

01:15 min ( November 23, 2010 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWa)
Views: 1,029 - Rating: 1/5 - Created at TripWow by TravelPod Attractions (a TripAdvisor company) Fish Market Negombo Read more at: Travel blogs from Fish Market: - "... The second day i...

Negombo Fish Market Sri Lanka Sep 201...

04:17 min ( October 03, 2011 by Science4Misfits)
Views: 1,109 - Rating: 0/5

The only location in Negombo where i shot some pictures. So long, and thanks for all the fish

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Interesting facts about this location

Maris Stella College

Maris Stella College in Negombo is one of the best and oldest Catholic Colleges in Sri Lanka, founded by the Marist Brothers in 1922.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 7.21, 79.84 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Private schools in Sri Lanka, Roman Catholic schools in Sri Lanka, Schools in Negombo, Schools in Western Province, Sri Lanka


Kurana is a village in the city of Negombo, close to Katunayake in the island of Sri Lanka. It is on the Katunayake-Colombo road and a few miles from the Bandaranaike International Airport. People live in Kurana are belong to various kinds of nationalities and religions. Vernon Corea's father, Reverend Canon Ivan Corea was a curate at St. Phillips Church in Kurana, Katunayake at the time of his birth in 1927.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 7.21, 79.84 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Western Province, Sri Lanka

Negombo Lagoon

Negombo Lagoon is a large estuarine lagoon in Negombo, south-west Sri Lanka. The lagoon is fed by a number of small rivers and a canal. It is linked to the sea by a narrow channel to the north, near Negombo city. It is surrounded by a densely populated region containing rice paddies, coconut plantations and grassland. The land is used for fishing and agriculture.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 7.21, 79.84 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Lagoons of Sri Lanka, Western Province, Sri Lanka

Bandaranaike Airport attack

The Bandaranaike Airport attack was an assault by the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) on Bandaranaike International Airport, on July 24, 2001. The attack was one of the boldest the LTTE has mounted during its war with the Sri Lankan government, and had a profound impact on the country's military, economy, and airline industry.

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Located at 7.21, 79.84 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:2001 in Sri Lanka, Conflicts in 2001, History of Sri Lanka, Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam attacks in Eelam War III, Terrorist attacks on airports, Terrorist incidents in 2001, Terrorist incidents in Sri Lanka

Bandaranaike International Airport

Bandaranaike International Airport (also known as Katunayake International Airport and Colombo International Airport) is one of the two international airports serving the city of Colombo, the other is Ratmalana International Airport. When Hambantota International Airport completes its construction work and Ratmalana Airport completes the ongoing renovations, they will join Bandaranaike International Airport for serving Sri Lanka with international flights.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 7.21, 79.84 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Airport and Aviation Services, Airports established in 1944, Airports in Sri Lanka, Buildings and structures in Western Province, Sri Lanka, Gampaha District

Quote of the moment

To awaken quite alone in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world.

Freya Stark