Hot Spot: Serene Seemamalakaya

The streets of Colombo liven up as the Gangaramaya Navam Perahera begins.

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By Time Out editors |

As dusk falls, the Seemamalakaya glows like a beacon of hope, gathering people of all faiths and communities. On the calm waters of the Beira Lake, the sacred most rituals of the Gangaramaya Navam Maha Perahera begins, a glorious spectacle of our heritage performances that keep step to an ancient beat.