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Kandy Lake, Kandy

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Water Body · Nature / Park
Take a relaxing stroll along Kandy Lake, an artificial body of water surrounded by the Kandy hills and overlooked by a famous temple, said to house the tooth of Buddha. The lake was created in 1807 by the last king of Kandy, and features a small island in the middle, supposedly used as the king’s private bathing spot. Take a boat ride or a walk around the lake perimeter to enjoy the views of the city and the picturesque natural setting. Using our online itinerary creator, Kandy attractions like Kandy Lake can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Lake-round has received a much needed face lift .With better paving and far better lighting ,the entire walkaround of the lake has become far more appealing and secure for the twilight walkabout ,as.....  more »
  • Ancient Place. Recommended to visit there in the night and walk along the Wewa Rauma ( Around the Lake ). Night is very calm and peaceful.  more »
  • loved by so many people ,how ever it's polluted so much
  • Very calm place with the spiritual effects with temple of tooth relic

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