Central Bus Station

The Colombo central bus station bombing was the car bombing of the central bus terminal of carried out on April 21, 1987 in Pettah, Colombo, . The 80-pound bomb killed 113 people and left a 10-foot crater in the ground.

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Tourist attraction
Jami-Ul-Alfar Mosque (Sinhala: කොලඹ කොටුව රතු පල්ලිය, romanized: Kolomba Kotuwa Rathu Palliya, Tamil: மஸ்ஜிதுல் ஜாமிஉல் அஃபார் அல்லது சம்மாங்கோடு பள்ளிவாசல், romanized: Sammankodu Pallivasal, is a historic mosque in , . is situated 480 meters northwest of Central Bus Station. Photo: A.Savin, FAL.

Tourist attraction
The Pettah Floating Markets are located on Bastian Mawatha in Pettah, a neighborhood in , , and consist of 92 trade stalls, with a number of the stalls established on boats on . is situated 280 meters southeast of Central Bus Station.

The Pettah Market also called Manning Market is an open market in the suburb of Pettah in the city… is situated 230 meters southwest of Central Bus Station. Photo: Bgag, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Railway station
Fort railway station is a major rail hub in , . is situated 510 meters west of Central Bus Station. Photo: A.Savin, FAL.

Localities in the Area

is the largest city and commercial capital of . Photo: dronepicr, CC BY 2.0.

is a suburb part of , . It is an area known as Colombo 13… is situated 1½ km north of Central Bus Station.

is a suburb in , . is also part of an area numbered Colombo 13. is situated 2 km northeast of Central Bus Station.

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