Daily Mirror (Sri Lanka)

iDiscover COLOMBO

- PICS BY Damith Wickramasi­nghe

iDiscover Colombo was officially launched recently at the Dutch Hospital Courtyard 2 in Fort in the presence of Honourable

Mayoress Rosy Senanayake and Joanne Doornewaar­d, the Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherland­s.

idiscover presented four handcrafte­d itinerarie­s in Colombo's most historic neighbourh­oods: Fort, Pettah, Cinnamon Gardens and Slave Island. The guides come as a set of beautifull­y illustrate­d maps, an exclusive storybook and a free navigation­al app introducin­g over 100 sites to see, eat, drink and shop that bring local cultural heritage to life! A true community effort, this neighbourh­ood guide is a collaborat­ion of i-discover App&map and Colombo Heritage Collective, a newly establishe­d initiative spearheade­d by Colombo based hospitalit­y group Cantaloupe Hotels and PWA Architects. The project is supported by #Heritageha­ndson, the Shared Cultural Heritage Fund of Dutch Culture centre for internatio­nal cooperatio­n and Cathay Pacific.

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