Distance from Colombo – 4 km (10 minutes)
Sambodhi Chaithya also known as Buddha Jayanthi Chaithya is a Buddhist shrine situated in the Colombo Harbor. Its specialty lies in that it is built with reinforced concrete. Construction of the shrine started in 1956 to commemorate the Sambuddhatva Jayanthi by the Colombo Port Commission. It was designed by well renowned Sri Lankan engineer A.N.S. Kulasinghe and construction was completed by the Colombo Ports Authority.