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Dutch Canal, Negombo

Categories: Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks
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1.9/5 based on 440+ reviews on the web
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. Put Dutch Canal at the forefront of your travel plans using our Negombo travel itinerary maker.
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  • Very dirty Canal, moreover, not really pretty to look at. Not really worth worth watching. Despite that one wants to give you a tour.
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  • We always enjoy a boat trip wherever we go, so this was a must do for us. The captain was very informative telling us about the local history, the wildlife and plants. Very relaxed trip. 
  • The visit of the canal boat is an experience, much less, interesting; It is curious to see as living people in the surrounding area, but you realize how dirty that are in general, allows you to see how working fishermen and as they try the fish, you realize that I do not know what is the cleaning, since they have won an underground lake with plastic waste.
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