Create Your Own DIY Sightseeing Map in Colombo, Sri Lanka

Create your own self-guided walk to explore the city, starting from your hotel or a place of your choice. Afterwards the customized walk can be saved to your mobile phone or tablet. Using the GPSmyCity app, you can follow the walk route with ease. View this short introduction video to learn more and use the contact us form to ask questions or report issues. View all attractions on the map.

Step 1: Select Attractions

Select the city attractions to be included in the custom walk by tapping "Select" button under the sight image. Maximum 15 attractions per walk.
Category*:
[A1] Asokaramaya Buddhist Temple
[A2] Aukana Buddha Statue (must see)
[A3] Bandaranaike Memorial Exhibition Hall
[A4] Barefoot Art Gallery
[A5] Blue Leopard
[A6] British Council
[A7] Cargills
[A8] Cenotaph War Memorial (must see)
[A9] Cheers Pub
[B1] Colombo Lighthouse
[B2] Elphinstone Theatre
[B3] Galle Face Green
[B4] Gangaramaya Temple (must see)
[B5] Grand Mosque (must see)
[B6] Independence Memorial Hall (must see)
[B7] Inn on the Green
[B8] Isipathanaramaya Temple (must see)
[B9] Jami-Ul-Alfar Mosque (must see)
[C1] Jawatta Mosque
[C2] Khan Clock Tower (must see)
[C3] Lakpahana Handicrafts
[C4] Liberty Cinema
[C5] Methodist Church
[C6] My Kind of Place
[C7] National Art Gallery (must see)
[C8] Navarangahala Hall
[C9] New Kathiresan Kovil
[D1] New Olympia Theatre
[D2] Old Parliament House (must see)
[D3] Paradise Road Gallery Café
[D4] Public Library
[D5] Regal Cinema
[D6] Sri Lanka Exhibition and Convention Centre
[D7] St Anthony's Church (must see)
[D8] St Lucia's Cathedral
[D9] St Mary's Church
[E1] St Peter's Church (must see)
[E2] St Theresa's Church
[E3] St. Paul's Church Milagiriya
[E4] The Blue Elephant
[E5] The Boom
[E6] The Cathedral of Christ the Living Saviour (must see)
[E7] The Dutch Period Museum (must see)
[E8] The Library
[E9] The Lionel Wendt Memorial Art Center
[F1] The National Museum of Colombo (must see)
[F2] The Sapumal Foundation
[F3] Town Hall (must see)
[F4] Vajiraramaya Temple
[F5] Viharamahadevi Park (must see)
[F6] Wolfendhal Church

Step 2: Select Starting Point

The walk's starting point can be either one of the selected attractions or some other personal place of choice, e.g. your hotel or nearby metro station.
Select one*:


Enter Place Name*:
Get GPS Coordinates*: Locate the place on map
Choose a Hotel*:


Step 3: Create/Update Route

The selected attractions are displayed on the map below. The red pins mark must-see attractions, green pins - ordinary attractions. If you selected a hotel or another personal place in Step 2, it is marked by a blue pin.
The walk starting point is your personal place specified in Step 2.
Indicate the tour start point by entering the map pin ID in the field below.
The tour starting point is a hotel specified in Step 2.
Starting Point*: Numeric value only.


Step 4: Save Your Custom Walk

Enter a name for your custom walk, along with your email address, in the fields below. You will receive the instructions for retrieving your custom walk on the GPSmyCity app by email. You can change the sights and re-arrange the walk route using the app.
Walk Name*:
Email*: