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Colombo Walks

Entrance to Dutch Hospital | Dutch Hospital Precinct Entrance, Opposite World Trade Centre, Colombo 00100, Sri Lanka
+94 77 560 0333
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5 star plus - a fantastic way to learn about the history and sights of Colombo

We met our lovely guide Harold at a smashing little precinct called the Old Dutch Hospital - close... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Sandra R
GREAT!

Harold’s walking tour is great, i highly recommend it to explore Colombo´s old town. He is friendly... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Colombo Walks is a fun for all learning exprience that allows you to truly experience the sights, sounds and tastes within the heart of Colombo. Colombo Walks is a small family-run initiative which offers an enhanced experience to both locals and visitors that truly bring out the vibrant colours and deep history that lies at the heart of Colombo. Rather than travelling in comfort on a tour bus, bounce around in tuk tuks or other vehicles that pollute the environment we promote a tourism that is eco friendly and sustainable for all ages. X marks the spot. Let's Walk!
  • Excellent91%
  • Very good8%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“walking tour” (35 reviews)
“tea break” (7 reviews)
“dutch hospital” (14 reviews)
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Hours Today: 06:30 - 20:30
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Entrance to Dutch Hospital | Dutch Hospital Precinct Entrance, Opposite World Trade Centre, Colombo 00100, Sri Lanka
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+94 77 560 0333
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Reviewed yesterday

We met our lovely guide Harold at a smashing little precinct called the Old Dutch Hospital - close to the World Trade Center - quite a sanctuary surrounded by high rise new builds. We had the best 4 hours and a fantastic introduction to the...More

Thank Sandra R
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Harold’s walking tour is great, i highly recommend it to explore Colombo´s old town. He is friendly and trustworthy person

Thank SARAPP2014
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A gentle paced wander around Colombo allows perfect time to get to know some history, some stories and see some of the gems of this capital city. A friendly start at the Old Dutch hospital, clock tower light house, numerous beautiful buildings, chandeliers, a nice...More

Thank Tommy B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was when I was reading up on Sri Lanka prior to our visit that I spotted a reference to Harold’s walking tours. I just thought it would be so much easier than trying to follow a map and read a guide book in a...More

Thank Kuffy
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Harold S, Owner at Colombo Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Kuffy, Greetings from Harold of Colombo Walks. Thank you so much for your comments & review posted on TripAdvisor in support of Colombo Walks. We was indeed a privilege and pleasure getting to know you all. The walk was fun and you all were...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved the Colombo walking tour, it was very easy to book, and we met at a convenient and easy to find location. Harold was lovely, it was an informative walk around Colombo, where we saw things and learnt things that we may not have seen...More

Thank melowz
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Harold S, Owner at Colombo Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Melowz, Greetings from Colombo Walks. Appreciate comments & review posted on TripAdvisor in support of Colombo. Thank you so much. Thank you. Do stay in touch. Best, Harold. Founder Fellow Explorer Colombo Walks

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our walking tour. Harold is very enthusiastic with lots of interesting stories. It was a great way to start a trip to Sri Lanka.

Thank MissMapes
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Harold S, Owner at Colombo Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi MissMapes, Greetings from Colombo Walks. Appreciate comments & review posted on TripAdvisor in support of Colombo. Thank you so much. Do stay in touch. Best, Harold. Founder Fellow Explorer Colombo Walks

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was very pleasant to do the guide tour od Colombo with Harold. We totally recomended to get the most of the city. Mireya & Arjen

Thank mimiland2015
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Harold S, Owner at Colombo Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Mireya & Arjen, Greetings from Colombo Walks. Appreciate comments & review posted on TripAdvisor in support of Colombo. Thank you so much. Do stay in touch. Best, Harold. Founder Fellow Explorer Colombo Walks

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a great day with Harold´s walking tour. He shares his knowledge about the history and main places of the cities, making the tour very interesting. He is also very friendly and help you to do the most of your time in Colombo and...More

Thank Teresa B
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Harold S, Owner at Colombo Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Teresa, Greetings from Colombo Walks. Appreciate comments & review posted on TripAdvisor in support of Colombo. Thank you so much. Do stay in touch. Best, Harold. Founder Fellow Explorer Colombo Walks

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a great way to see the city with a very friendly and informative guide and a friendly size group to get to know your fellow travelers!

Thank beaverondown
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Harold S, Owner at Colombo Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Beaverondown, Greetings from Colombo Walks. Appreciate comments & review posted on TripAdvisor in support of Colombo. Thank you so much. Do stay in touch. Best, Harold. Founder Fellow Explorer Colombo Walks

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I enjoyed Harold's walking tour through Colombo. He pointed out neat architectural features of various buildings, shared interesting historical tidbits, and included a visit to a yummy food stall that served hoppers (which I'd been eager to try). I recommend this tour!

Thank siyer123
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Harold S, Owner at Colombo Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Siyer, Greetings from Colombo Walks. Appreciate comments & review posted on TripAdvisor in support of Colombo. Thank you so much. Do stay in touch. Best, Harold. Founder Fellow Explorer Colombo Walks

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Rosaa_08
13 May 2018|
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Response from B B | Reviewed this property |
We visited several places and landmarks around the city, and went inside the Currency Museum. It was a very interesting and informative walk; but, we didn't go inside any place other than the museum.
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Rosaa_08
13 May 2018|
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Response from SSC2000 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Rosaa The walk is about 3 hours long and it's all in the local area visiting the old port, mosque , market and places of historical note. The tour finishes near the railway station with a traditional Sri Lankan... More
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daneil2015
29 April 2018|
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Response from richard13san | Property representative |
Pls contact Harold on +94775600333! He will be happy to assist. Prices of the walk are either 4000 or 5000 Sri Lankan rupees depending on your booking group size! Hope to see you soon. X marks the spot!
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