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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  • It has nothing special but you can give a nice walk around or a part, in the shade of huge trees.
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  • We really loved the lake. It was beautiful and full of wildlife and surrounded by animals. We saw turtles, huge water monitors, millions of fish, bats and loads of different types of birds. Every day ...  more »
  • Situated in front of the Temple of the Tooth, this is a pleasant area to wait if you have booked to see one of the cultural shows. It is flat and misty and contrasts with the bustle of the city. Nothi...  more »
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