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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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  • Go to the canal and do not forget also the negombo fish market. It it worth to arrive early morning. 
  • Very beautiful species, before sunset a bunch of rybokov that breaks network. But very, very dirty at all the trouble (((Negombo
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  • So nice canal but soooo dirty due to the fishing boats and fishermen that are throwing everything in the canal. If they manage to keep it clean it will be so nice to visit