Hotels in Pettah

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Find out more about Pettah

What's Pettah like?

If you want to find the perfect part of town to visit, consider Pettah. Learn about local heritage at landmarks such as Kayman’s Gate Belltower and Dutch Period Museum. There's plenty more to see, including Pettah Market and Jami Ul-Alfar Mosque.

How to get to Pettah

Pettah is located 1.5 mi (2.4 km) from the heart of Colombo.

Flying to:

  • Colombo (CMB-Bandaranaike Intl.), 16.7 mi (26.9 km) from Pettah

Things to see and do in and around Pettah

What to see in Pettah

  • Kayman’s Gate Belltower
  • Jami Ul-Alfar Mosque
  • Dutch Period Museum
  • Khan Clock Tower

Things to do near Pettah:

  • Pettah Market (0.4 mi/0.6 km away)
  • Bally's Casino (0.3 mi/0.5 km away)
  • Colombo City Centre (1.2 mi/1.9 km away)
  • Sri Lanka National Museum (1.8 mi/2.9 km away)
  • Casino Marina Colombo (2 mi/3.2 km away)

When is the best time to visit Colombo?

  • Hottest months: March, April, February, May (average 28°C)
  • Coldest months: January, February, December, November (average 27°C)
  • Rainiest months: July, August, June, November (average 228 mm of rainfall)

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