Best lakes in Colombo

Check out the top lakes in Colombo, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Boteju Road
1. Boteju Road
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7 local reviews
Boteju Rd, Colombo 05
Route
Damith & Dinesh
Route 113 - Udahamulla to Colombo Fort Route stops: Udahamulla Embuldeniya Junction Jubilee Post…
1. Boteju Road
1. Boteju Road
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7 local reviews
Boteju Rd, Colombo 05
Damith & Dinesh
Damith & Dinesh
Route 113 - Udahamulla to Colombo Fort Route stops: Udahamulla Embuldeniya Junction Jubilee Post (Mirihana) Nugegoda – Kirillapone …
2. Beira Lake
2. Beira Lake
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8 local reviews
Beira Lake, Colombo
Natural feature
Jaliya
If there is one place where you can get the combined benefits of adventure, pilgrimage, picnic and fun, it is…
Ganeshananthan
Lake Beira Lake is a lake in the centre of the city of Colombo in Sri Lanka. The lake is surrounded by many…
Mohideen
The Beira Lake remains one of the most unique landmarks of Colombo and a historic relic from its colonial…
2. Beira Lake
2. Beira Lake
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8 local reviews
Beira Lake, Colombo
Jaliya
Jaliya
If there is one place where you can get the combined benefits of adventure, pilgrimage, picnic and fun, it is the Beira Lake. This is one of…
Ganeshananthan
Ganeshananthan
Lake Beira Lake is a lake in the centre of the city of Colombo in Sri Lanka. The lake is surrounded by many large businesses in the city. It…
Mohideen
Mohideen
The Beira Lake remains one of the most unique landmarks of Colombo and a historic relic from its colonial past. The Beira Lake has been…
3. Sima Malaka Meditation Centre
3. Sima Malaka Meditation Centre
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10 local reviews
Sima Malaka Meditation Centre, Colombo
Establishment
Zakir
This beautiful Buddhist site was designed by Geoffrey Bawa - one of Sri Lanka's most famous architects…
Shums
This temple, floating on the middle of Beira Lake, is one of Sri Lanka's more unusal temples. The buildings…
Sashee
Buddhist temple on the Beira Lake
3. Sima Malaka Meditation Centre
3. Sima Malaka Meditation Centre
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10 local reviews
Sima Malaka Meditation Centre, Colombo
Zakir
Zakir
This beautiful Buddhist site was designed by Geoffrey Bawa - one of Sri Lanka's most famous architects. Situated on the Beira Lake, it is…
Shums
Shums
This temple, floating on the middle of Beira Lake, is one of Sri Lanka's more unusal temples. The buildings are connected to each other…
Sashee
Sashee
Buddhist temple on the Beira Lake
4. Gangaramaya Temple
4. Gangaramaya Temple
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48 local reviews
61 Sri Jinarathana Rd, Colombo 02
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+94 112 435 169
Place of worshipPoint of interestEstablishment
Villa Raha - Boutique Hotel
This temple is by the lake and hosts a lot of cultural events and weddings so if you are lucky you can witness…
Ishaq
Gangarama Temple, Victoria Leisure Park, Colombo City Center, Beira Lake and galle Face Green
Erin
The elephants and famous Buddha statues /seema malakaya by the lake of colombo 02
4. Gangaramaya Temple
4. Gangaramaya Temple
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48 local reviews
61 Sri Jinarathana Rd, Colombo 02
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+94 112 435 169
Villa Raha - Boutique Hotel
Villa Raha - Boutique Hotel
This temple is by the lake and hosts a lot of cultural events and weddings so if you are lucky you can witness a traditional Sinhalese…
Ishaq
Ishaq
Gangarama Temple, Victoria Leisure Park, Colombo City Center, Beira Lake and galle Face Green
Erin
Erin
The elephants and famous Buddha statues /seema malakaya by the lake of colombo 02
5. Pettah Floating Market
5. Pettah Floating Market
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5 local reviews
W E. Bastian Mawatha, Colombo
Closed · Opens Friday 8:00 AM
Establishment
Zakir
A unique shopping site situated on a canal of the Beira Lake in the Pettah area. Whether you are shopping for…
5. Pettah Floating Market
5. Pettah Floating Market
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5 local reviews
W E. Bastian Mawatha, Colombo
Closed · Opens Friday 8:00 AM
Zakir
Zakir
A unique shopping site situated on a canal of the Beira Lake in the Pettah area. Whether you are shopping for gems and handicrafts or fresh…
6. Diyatha Uyana
6. Diyatha Uyana
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17 local reviews
Kotte - Bope Road, Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte
ParkEstablishment
Sanjaya
A beautiful public park by the lake with walking path, restaurants, boating rides & other activities
Chani & Geeth
Beautiful lake with trade shows during the week
6. Diyatha Uyana
6. Diyatha Uyana
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17 local reviews
Kotte - Bope Road, Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte
Sanjaya
Sanjaya
A beautiful public park by the lake with walking path, restaurants, boating rides & other activities
Chani & Geeth
Chani & Geeth
Beautiful lake with trade shows during the week
7. Gangarama Bridge
7. Gangarama Bridge
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2 local reviews
Gangarama Bridge, Colombo
Route
Zakir
The island on the Beira Lake is reached using the Gangarama Bridge. It's a great place to relax,surrounded by…
7. Gangarama Bridge
7. Gangarama Bridge
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2 local reviews
Gangarama Bridge, Colombo
Zakir
Zakir
The island on the Beira Lake is reached using the Gangarama Bridge. It's a great place to relax,surrounded by pelicans swimming in the lake…
8. Diyatha Uyana Lake View Point
8. Diyatha Uyana Lake View Point
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5 local reviews
Gemunu Mawatha
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Erin
Only 02 Kms from the residency - stunnign water lake /jogging track /intl restaurants on the way like…
8. Diyatha Uyana Lake View Point
8. Diyatha Uyana Lake View Point
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5 local reviews
Gemunu Mawatha
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
Erin
Erin
Only 02 Kms from the residency - stunnign water lake /jogging track /intl restaurants on the way like Pizzahut/Dominos /Manhattan Fish…
9. Parliament of Sri Lanka
9. Parliament of Sri Lanka
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11 local reviews
Parliament Approach Rd, Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte
Open · Closes in 5 minutes
011 2 777100
Local government officeEstablishment
Erin
Only 03 kms from RESIDENCY , must see as it lies in a lake with a magnificent architecture .Can see the war…
Chani & Geeth
Situated in the middle of the lake + war memorial
9. Parliament of Sri Lanka
9. Parliament of Sri Lanka
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11 local reviews
Parliament Approach Rd, Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte
Open · Closes in 5 minutes
011 2 777100
Erin
Erin
Only 03 kms from RESIDENCY , must see as it lies in a lake with a magnificent architecture .Can see the war memorial on the parliament…
Chani & Geeth
Chani & Geeth
Situated in the middle of the lake + war memorial