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What Is Exactly Is The Seema Malakaya In Colombo?

It’s actually a little meditation centre out on the lake that’s part of the Gangaramaya Buddhist temple complex nearby. Here’s why you should check it out during your Sri Lankan holiday.

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The Work of a Celebrated Local Architect


The Seema Malakaya, located around a five-minute drive away from the Cinnamon Grand Colombo and the adjacent Crescat Boulevard shopping complex, was designed by famed Sri Lankan architect Geoffrey Bawa.

The Boardwalk

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The Seema Malakaya is accessible via a pontoon boardwalk over the lake. It offers a brief yet scenic walk across Beira Lake.

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