Kandy Lake, Kandy

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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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  • Beautiful tour around the lake. The plus were the many animals directly in and around the lake. We saw turtles, warans, birds and a lot of fish. The minus was once again, as almost everywhere in Sri Lanka, the constant attempts of some people to do business with us.
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  • my wife and I stayed 3 nights in amazing kandy with fresh air and wonderful scenery. According to Wikipedia; Kandy Lake also known as Kiri Muhuda or the Sea of Milk, is an artificial lake in the heart...  more »
  • You can see this lake as it's close to the fourth relic temple. You can also see it from above the mountain. If you are at the lake, you can buy food to feed the fish. There are some big fish in this ...  more »
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  • It is located in the middle of the Kandy city and very beautiful and eye catching. It has a better surrounding to make a walk around the lake. Temple of the tooth relic is located near the lake in a one side of lake.
  • Beautiful lake right at the center of Kandy city. It is an artificial lake with walking space. Eye catching sceneric mountain behind the lake. The Sacred Tooth Temple is adjacent to the lake. The nearby road is busy with people and road traffic. Many cine shooting and new wed couple with cultural costume take photo
  • Located in the center of Kandy city. Beautiful lake. Great place to walk around. Peaceful and calm.
  • Its a beautiful place to go for a lonely jogging or a group stroll, and also to cover your instagram stories with the beautiful view of the lake. Its very peaceful to stroll over here as the surrounding is shaded by trees. You can do activities on feeding the fishes and go paddle boating in this lake.
  • Beautiful lake and breathtaking hills in the background. Lovely place to stroll near the lake. Quite a busy place as there are food stalls here and there and shops around.
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