Dine at Colombo's Old Dutch Hospital
The recently renovated Dutch Hospital, a colonnaded 17th-century building in the Fort neighborhood, is now a hub for eating and shopping. Ministry of Crab serves fresh crustaceans in peppery sauces. Spa Ceylon sells oils, soaps, and bath gels made with cardamom and cinnamon.
Echelon Square, Mawatha, Fort. Photo by Vikalpasl/Flickr. This appeared in the March/April 2013 issue.