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Negombo located beside the shores of a lagoon with the same name once Portugese and Dutch traded by this port. It is also an ideal place and quick access for those who wish to have immediate access from and to the airport. the old Dutch fort gate that was built in 1672 which is now a part of the prison, the Dutch Canal are the attractions of the city which was then a supply route to the Dutch administration, old churches and fishing villagers. The 100km long canal running through the town is still being used and is an attraction for those who wish to see the country from a different point of view.
The stretch of road towards Kotchchikade comes to life at dusk (most shops are open at daytime too) with many handicrafts and curio shops, gem shops, restaurants and internet cafes catering for tourists.
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