Beira Lake

Beira Lake, Colombo: Address, Beira Lake Reviews: 3.5/5

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DarioSaraB
Rome, Italy3,003 contributions
Feb 2022
This lake in Colombo is a really nice spot, both for the temple on the water and for the lovely ride on swan boats. You can rent one for 30 minuts and pedal on the water among many smily local people. The atmosphere is great and you will get a nice view of the city buildings surrounding the lake.
Written 3 April 2022
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olivehoover
Treviso, Italy1,424 contributions
Aug 2019
Beira lake is an artificial lake, close to the centre of Colombo.

It has a Buddhist temple inside the lake that you can visit paying an entry fees.
Besides the Seema Malakaya Temple, there is Lovers’ Island that you can reach through a bridge.

The island is surrounded by trees with a nice breeze. It is a great idea to enjoy some hours at the island, avoiding the humidity and pollution of the city.
Written 6 April 2020
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Nick Woon
Sydney, Australia34 contributions
Nov 2019
Really nice lake that is well maintained. It's beautiful to walk around and recommend crossing the bridge to the small resting area. The temple is also quite nice, and entry will get you into the other main Buddha temple.
Written 9 February 2020
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Prem Kumar
Bangalore District, India320 contributions
Nov 2019
Beira lake had a Buddhist temple inside the lake.
There are entry fees for entering the temple.
And it has a boating service inside the which was not operational due to some technical issues on the third week of November.
We have a bridge which connects the island located on the middle of the lake the bridge is little broken.
Island is surrounded by trees with a nice breeze across good way to escape from the humidity of the city.
Written 3 December 2019
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Mohit
Noida, India333 contributions
Nov 2019
It's in the center of the city, still you feel certain calm when you come here. I have been to Colombo twice and this lake and Seema Malaka temple and this lake have been my favorite both times.

You can sit in Seema Malakaya temple for hours staring at this lake calmly and you won't get bored. It's very peaceful. And they also play some spiritual music in the temple every now and then. It only adds to the beauty.
Written 22 November 2019
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ashishdeora123
Jodhpur, India434 contributions
Aug 2019
beira lake is a lake in the center of the city of Colombo in Sri Lanka. The lake is surrounded by many large businesses in the city
Written 14 October 2019
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Vachintha Piyadasa
Colombo, Sri Lanka1,819 contributions
Jun 2019
Beira Lake is one of the most prominent landmarks in Colombo. It's located right at the center of the city and a perfect place that combines beauty and relaxation within the city limits. It is said that the lake used to be much bigger over a century ago, however as of present day, it has been scaled down to about 150 acres as a result of the rapid commercialization. According to the records, the lake has been created by Portuguese to protect their base during 1500s and then evolved to be a landmark during the British ruling and on. As of late, it became famous for a number of recreational activities, such as rowing and yachting. In conclusion, it could be said as a decent place for en evening walk or to relax within the city limits.
Written 10 August 2019
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Mayssaa K
Dibba Al Fujairah, United Arab Emirates672 contributions
Dec 2018 • Couples
It’s one of the most romantic place to enjoy in Sri Lanka...
Birds are everywhere around you.
You enjoy sitting with your partner and the nice scenery...
Written 8 June 2019
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rjpriyanka
323 contributions
May 2018 • Couples
There is this small lake in Colombo city which is also home of seema malaka temple. Good place to go in evening.
Written 29 April 2019
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Umang A
Mumbai, India722 contributions
May 2018 • Friends
A lake in middle of city. Beautiful surroundings. This also host the famous Seema malaka temple and a suspension bridge
Written 29 April 2019
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