Hindu Temples – Colombo

Hindu Temple ColomboThere are several Hindu temples, which are called Kovils in Colombo. In the Sea Street in Colombo are Several Hindu temples that can be visited by tourists situated at the Sea Street in Colombo, are the Ganeshan, the Old Kathiresan and the New Kathiresan.

The Sri Kailawasanathar Swami Devasthanam, known the oldest Hindu temple in Colombo, has shrines to Shiva and Ganesh. Other important temples are the Shiva Subramania Swami temple on Slave Island, Sri Poonnambalam Vaneswaram temple at Koch-chikade, Sri Bala Selva Vinayagar temple at Colombo 10, dedicated to Lord Siva and Ganesha and the Sri Muthumariamman temple.

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