Negombo is situated just 9 kilometers from the Bandaranaike international Airport and 30kilo meters from Colombo. During the pre colonial period and in the Colonial period it was trading port. There are so many historical churches can be seen in the region.
Negombo is a fishery town which featuring a fishery harbor and one of the big fish market in Srilanka. The one who visit early morning to the area can be sighted tons of varies fishes are unloading from the boats and even can be bought.
Now it has been developed into a modern city with a few remains of colonial period. There are many star class hotels, budget hotels, home stays, cafes, restaurants and many more which facilitate for the visitors.