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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. Put Dutch Canal at the forefront of your travel plans using our Negombo travel itinerary maker.
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  • Trip with a rather small very noisy and smelly boot The 1.5 hour ride cost € 80.00 with 5 people and was worth the trip miet Channel very nasty and smelly part about the Lake is more fun, but not particularly
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  • vestiges of the Dutch occupation (the canals of amsterdam are not far!) who succeeded was that of the (16th century) Portuguese... the boat ride is not necessary...
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  • Forget the dutch canal boat tours, it's a garbage/sewer opened smells bonus...!
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