Distance from Colombo – 2 km (7 minutes)
The Seema Malaka is a temple situated in the middle of the Beira Lake in Colombo.It is manly used for meditation and rest rather than for worship. Constructed in the late 19th century the Seema Malaka is a part of the Gangaramaya Temple and is situated several hundred meters to its east. Its main shrine is dedicated to the Lord Buddha whereas smaller shrines are dedicated to Guanyin, Lord Kataragama, Vishnu, Shiva and Ganesha. The original structure of the Seema Malaka slowly sank underwater in 1970. It was rebuilt in 1976 based on the design of famous Sri Lankan Architect Geoffrey Bawa.