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Negombo… One of the major tourist beach resorts of the island, this lively town is mainly inhabited by the fisher-folk. This is also one of the strongholds of the catholic community of Sri Lanka, located along the picturesque Negombo lagoon, along which hundreds of fishing boats and catamarans could be seen most of the time. Town is dotted with several churches, some dating from the earliest colonial times. Sightseeing at Negombo includes the remains of theOld Dutch Fortress from 1678, the Dutch canal constructed for the transportation of cinnamon, St. Mary’s church and the Old Dutch cemetery, and naturally, the Negombo fish market. Brief sight seeing in Negombo including the “Lellama” the Fishing Harbour from where the Fishing Trawlers take off, Retail Fish Market, a Fishing Village, Hindu Kovil etc…..