Colombo 5, Colombo

In the heart of Sri Lanka's commercial capital, Colombo 5 - covering Narahenpita, Havelock Town, Kirulapone North and Thimbirigasyaya - stands out as a prime example of urban living. It attracts a diverse mix of locals and expatriates with its blend of modern apartments and elegant houses, making it a sought-after location for comfortable city life. Renowned for its excellent healthcare facilities, such as Lanka Hospital, Ninewells Hospital, Asiri Surgical Hospital, Asiri Medical Hospital and prestigious schools like Isipathana College, Colombo 5 caters well to families and professionals. Landmark developments like Havelock City highlight the area's upscale residential appeal.

Colombo 5 is not just a residential haven; it's also a centre for recreation, green spaces, and a thriving culinary scene, showcasing the city's cultural diversity. Its strategic location ensures superb connectivity, appealing to professionals and those enjoying an active lifestyle in the city. As it continues to develop, Colombo 5 remains a vibrant community, offering the perfect mix of urban excitement and the welcoming atmosphere of a close-knit neighbourhood, embodying the essence of city living in Colombo.
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City Insights

tick iconPrime location with proximity to schools, hospitals, and lifestyle centres.
tick iconExcellent road and public transport links to the rest of Colombo.
tick iconThe economy is witnessing significant growth with new residential and commercial developments.
tick iconA mix of modern and traditional, reflecting Colombo's rich cultural tapestry.
tick iconThe area is characterised by a diverse and upscale community.

Known Landmarks

  • Havelock City

  • Havelock City Mall

  • Ninewells Hospital

  • Lanka Hospitals

  • Blue Ocean - Jayasinghe Road


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Bus Routes

103 Narahenpita - Fort
135 Kohuwala - Narahenpita - Kelaniya
112 Maharagama - Kirulapone - Kotahena
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Nearest Train Stations

1.5kmNarahenpita Railway Station
2.2kmKirulapone Railway Station
3.9kmCotta Road Train Station
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New Developments

tick iconIntroduction and construction of an impressive range of modern and luxury housing projects and apartment complexes such as Kings Garden Residencies, The Heights, Trillium Duplex Residencies and more.

What’s great here?

tick iconExcellent connectivity, enhanced by a well-developed public transportation network and major roads such as High Level Road and Baseline Road. This network facilitates ease of access both within and outside the city.
tick iconStrategically located, with good access to the city centre, ample bus routes and several nearby railway stations, promoting a hassle-free commute​.
tick iconThe presence of modern housing complexes such as Havelock City along with a variety of dining and shopping options reflects a high standard of urban living.
tick iconColombo 5 is noted for its excellent healthcare facilities and reputable schools, making it ideal for families​.
tick iconThe comprehensive urban planning and the presence of several diplomatic missions contribute to a safer and well-organised neighbourhood environment.
tick iconThe area boasts a number of green spaces and is less congested compared to more central parts of Colombo, offering a cleaner and more relaxed atmosphere​.

What needs attention?

tick iconTraffic congestion remains a challenge, particularly during peak hours.
tick iconThe past few years have seen a gradual decline in green spaces due to the influx of several large-scale housing and apartment complex projects.

Neighbourhood Rating


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Connectivity & Commute4.5 out of 5
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Lifestyle & Facilities5 out of 5
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Safety & Security5 out of 5
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Environment4.5 out of 5

Property Price Trends in Colombo 5 for

Average Price (Last 12 months)
Rs. 53,670.88 sqft
Past 12 months' growth
Positive Trend
Past 3 months' growth
Positive Trend
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