Seema Malaka, Colombo
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Seema Malaka, Colombo - Address, Phone Number
Address: Sir James Pieris Mawatha, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Most religious temples in Sri Lanka tend to be Christian or Hindu. Which serves for a double dose of irony when you find out the most popular tourist interest temple is this Buddhist one, and that it a place for meditation and rest, rather than worship. Technically the Seema Malaka is a part of the Gangaramaya temple, but since it is a few hundred metres away from the main complex, it can be thought of as an independent attraction. Like the main temple, this one is built in the middle of the Beira Lake, connected to land by elegant pontoon bridges. The architecture of the building takes inspiration from the ancient temples of Anuradhapura and Ritigala, and incorporates elements of the Kandyan style. The blue tiled roof, the sculpture of a reclining Buddha, the many seated Buddhas, the flowering shrubs, the shrines to Shiva and Vishnu and Ganesha, the cooling breeze - these elements combine to create an atmosphere of unyielding serenity.
Seema Malaka Information
- Remove your shoes before entering.
How To reach Seema Malaka by Public Transport
- Take a tuk-tuk, taxi, or local bus to Gangarama Bus Stop.
- Drive or walk here.
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Nice park with good architecture. There are lot of Buttha states placed and very attractive manner. Good place to visit and spend time.
One of the Beautiful temple in Sri Lanka. Looking awsome in festival season. Night lights gives it great feeling.
A Buddhist temple. The annual perahara is an eye opening event.
One of must visit place in Colombo. Superb architecture.
Excellent place to see city lights during night, good illumination
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