Dutch Canal, Negombo

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Flowing through the heart of the city, Dutch Canal once acted as an important transportation and trading route. Today, the long canal still allows transportation, but mostly for tourists looking for a unique way to explore the city. Various tour operators conduct boat tours on the canal, which typically include several stops along the way and end at Negombo Lagoon. Alternatively, approach a local boatman to inquire about a tour. To visit Dutch Canal and get the most from your holiday in Negombo, create itinerary details personal to you using our Negombo itinerary planner.
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  • Well worth the experience. A lot of fishermen in the channel around the work, as well as the local population. A great experience
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  • Very nice way to run and to admire. That's great if you know why they were built. Just stroll and enjoy.
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  • We had a boat riding in Dutch Canal. It build by Dutch people. Its a nice tour for fun and little Education. we can know how they use this canal. actually they used this for transportation. we can see...  more »

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