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“Wonderful architecture in the middle of chaos” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Seema Malaka Temple

Seema Malaka Temple
middle of Beira Lake, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #3 of 45 Attractions in Colombo
Type: Religious Sites, Cultural
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Bochum, Germany
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5 attraction reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Wonderful architecture in the middle of chaos”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

This tiny temple is worth a visit for it's architecture. A bit unpleasant to see all the couples there. It's a common practice for couples to visit and has been for decades. But now they seem to hand out there. One guy even passed lewd comments to me even though I was with my husband!

Visited August 2013
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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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“Peace of Mind”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

silent place, meditation happens when you are there...beautiful structure attracts ! People worship in a quiet manner....looking at people who are sitting with closed eyes is an experience !

Visited July 2013
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Karachi, Pakistan
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33 attraction reviews
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
“Peaceful Temple in the water”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

This is a beautiful temple and a must visit. I had heard so much about it and was looking forward to going there. Its in the water and its very calm and quiet and no hustle and bustle. Lovely place to take photographs.

Visited August 2013
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colombo
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Nice place to take photos.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Its very close to Gangarama temple. Its build in the center of the lake. Its also a temple. From this point you can cover (for photo) Colombo landscape of tall building.

Visited July 2013
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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“Serene ,Calm,Peaceful Buddhist temple in the lake”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

This is a must visit place during a trip to Colombo. Ideal place for meditation or simply soaking in the calmness and stilness of the temple. Beautiful sculptures of Buddha in different poses.A few minutes walk from the Gangaramana temple.

Visited July 2013
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