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All reviews swan boats nice lake gangaramaya temple suspension bridge the heart of the city seema malaka small bridge rowing club bodies of water man made lake boat riding high rise buildings colonial era an ideal place busy city viharamahadevi park boating
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Its a large lake, located in the center of the Colombo City, which is believed to have be built by Portuguese colonizers, while in the process of constructing a moat around the fort. The lake has many commercial buildings on its banks. New and modern,...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank ShvRm_Traveller
Reviewed 8 October 2018

It is a huge lake and very close to the Gangaramaya Temple in the heart of city. The water is polluted hence the color green. The lake connects with other lakes through narrow canals and ends up in the Indian sea. The lake is a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Rajivglobaltraveller
Reviewed 6 October 2018

The lake provides a reprieve from the hustle and bustle...and the impatient 'blue' bus drivers. Very nice surrounds.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank LikeTraveler
Reviewed 21 September 2018

A small lake, in the heart of the city of Colombo. Nice to walk around, there is a small temple on the lake, where many Buddhist weddings take place, Its called "THE SEEMA MALAKAYA" It would be nicer, if the lake was much cleaner.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank DilrukshiH
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

This is a small lake located in the heart of the city. The lake temple is located in this lake only. Best to visit on evening

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 260rjp
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Seema Malaka a Budhist temple is well worth looking at and if you want to avoid the crowds dont go on a Poya (Full Moon) day. Going just before sunset can provide some great pictures and also very relaxing to just sit on the wall...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank SimonBest
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

So Colombo has a lake too. Nice a very small one clean lake. This only have the famous lake temple. Nice to visit in evening

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Umang A
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Once called Beira Lake as Kunu Ela. Due to pollution lake got bad odour and multi colors. During President Mahinda Rajapaksha period lake restored and started boat services as well. Now this location is beautiful place.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank ricshanshibly1986
Reviewed 29 July 2018

Nice lake near Prime Ministers office, walk around the lake is about 2 kilometres but one side stinks very badly so that you don't like completing the full circle. Temple on the lake is very beautiful, they charge 300 Sri Lankan rupees for foreign visitors....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank rohitparashar
Reviewed 28 April 2018

Place to be a fun place, but flock with lovers....its sort of a lovers park??? i m not quit sure..but nice place to relax and fun for kids..good surrounding....some times smells so bad that area.

Date of experience: March 2018
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