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Colombo to Mumbai-Trip of the most famous cities of World

By BillWillian Subscribe to RSS | June 25th 2012 | Views:
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Colombo-the capital of Sri Lanka-is the largest city and main port of Sri Lanka. It is also the commercial and financial centre of Sri Lanka. Colombo is an ideal location to start the Sri Lanka sojourn. The Fort (Originally a fort during the Portuguese and Dutch periods but now a major commercial centre of the country), Pettah (Adjacent to Fort is Pettah-Colombo's leading bazaar district. It has narrow cobbled streets lined with shops and street stalls), Galle Face Green (A promenade on the sea face stretching one and a half kilometres, it is a relic of the British era. Laid out in 1859 it was used for horse racing. Today it is the largest open space in Colombo and a famous picnic spot), Slave Island (On the south of Fort, is a long, narrow island-where the slaves had their night quarters-called Slave Island), Mount Lavinia (Mount Lavinia is a beach just 12 km from Colombo. It was a famous beach even during the colonial times), Kelaniya Raja Maha Vihara (It is a famous Buddhist temple and is believed to be at the spot where the Buddha preached 2000 years ago. It has an excellent carving of a reclining Buddha).

Like Colombo, Mumbai is one of the most famous cities of Asia. Apart from being the capital of the state of Maharashtra and the nation’s commercial and entertainment capital, Mumbai is also the centre of tourism in Maharashtra. This state in Western India is one of the richest states of the country in terms of tourism. Mumbai itself is one of the major tourist attractions of Maharashtra, and there are many tourist spots near Mumbai that can be visited by tourists by undertaking short excursions. The spots to be visited on excursions from Mumbai include beaches, ruins of medieval forts, and hill stations. Some of these destinations are: Bassein (This place is best known for the ruins of a Portuguese fort), Murud - Janjira (A famous beach resort, Murud Janjira has a beautiful beach, and ruins of a 300 year old fort), Matheran (One of the hill stations of Maharasthra), Lonavala -Khandala – Karla (These wonderful hill stations nestled in the Sahyadris can be easily approached from Mumbai, or Pune. They are among the most popular spots that can be visited on excursions from Mumbai).

Chennai the most popular connection for one stop flights between Colombo and Mumbai. Jet India has the most nonstop flights between Colombo and Mumbai. The largest aircraft operated by Air India flying between Colombo and Mumbai is a 32S with 172 seats.

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