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Kandy Lake, Kandy
(3.4/5 based on 2,200+ reviews on the web)
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. For Kandy Lake and beyond, use our Kandy trip generator to get the most from your Kandy vacation.
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  • Historic Lake in Kandy. On the shore is many wonderful objects worthy of a visit. For a good walk around the Lake with a visit to interesting places you might want to spend the whole day ...
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  • Lake in the Centre of the city which can surround easily on foot. You have boats and little else. Gives you loved the city
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  • This is a second tier lake. It has no chance to make it to first division because it isn't sexy or hip.