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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  • A man made lake I believe created by one of their many rulers. It is very picturesque and gives a nice "cool" feel to a hot City. look for the swarms of fish on the lakeside.  more »
  • A man-made lake in the middle of the city of Kandy. Temple of the tooth, also located in lakeside. Say the town, water is so beautiful, but the whole town is directing the coolness.
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  • great to see after the temple of the tooth attention during heat relaxing and grartuit do not hesitate
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  • Kandy lake brings grace and beauty to the Kandy city. Located in the centre of the town. The sacred Temple of the Tooth Relic situated very close to the lake. A jogging track has been built around the lake. So an ideal place for joggers. Recommend to visit this place early morning.
  • I think most coolest place in the earth. Located near to most venerable place in the world Temple of Tooth. Amazing late night experience around the lake. Seating facility available around lake. You can feed the fish in the lake. You have to spend few hours around lake.
  • One of the best places in Kandy to have a relax or to refresh your mind with a cool breeze. Located near the Temple Of the tooth. You can see plenty of aquatic animals like goose and water monitor. At the sunset, one can feel a beautiful view. Seating places are available around the lake. Even you can feed the fishes in the lake.
  • One of the most beautiful lake i have ever seen. Peaceful and Calm. Love the Scenic view.
  • Located next to the sacred temple of tooth. Nice place to have a walk and relax. Historically this is the water source for the royal palace during the Kandyan kingdom.
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