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Sembuwaththa Lake, Matale

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Sembuwatta Lake is a tourist attraction situated at Elkaduwa in the Matale District of Sri Lanka, adjacent to the Campbellā€™s Lane Forest Reserve. Sembuwatta Lake is a man-made lake created from natural spring water. Alongside the lake is a natural swimming pool.Sembuwatta Lake is believed to be 9m to 12m deep. Currently the lake belongs to the Elkaduwa Plantations and produces electricity for the nearby villagers.
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  • This a a man made small lake surrounded by mountains and pine forest. Location is scenic but there is lot of dust in the surrounding. Also it is over crowded and noisy with people who come for day out...  more »
  • This is a must-visit place if you are a nature lover. I used the bus from from Kandy and Wattegama, then walked the 7KM of hill road. It was tiring but, completely worth it. Because of the rurality of...  more »
  • This is very beautiful and calm location. Middle there's a large lake surrounded by a tea plantation. Road is bit rocky and bit hard to reach through vehicles but of course you can drive through the p...  more »