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Address: Centre of Kandy City, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
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Picturesque Artificial Lake

Just besides the temple of the tooth this Kandy Lake is there. A popular destination to spend your leisure time. Very scenic and picturesque lake open for all to visit.

Reviewed 4 days ago
Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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Istanbul, Turkey
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105 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It's beautiful and it's a nice walk around the whole lake... very photogenic but that's it. No effort to provide lakeside cafes or snacks and drinks or any service actually. It could be a real landmark with some planning. Also the whole route around especially the side closest to the city the pavements are literally COVERED in bird droppings... and... More 

Thank Wayne A
Hillegom, The Netherlands
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It's ok. It's a lake. Not really sure if it's worthy mentioning. It's in the city center so you will see it anyway.

Thank Rudolf D
Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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150 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Just besides the temple of the tooth this Kandy Lake is there. A popular destination to spend your leisure time. Very scenic and picturesque lake open for all to visit.

Thank nafisahabib
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11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Only stayed in kandy for 1 day but it's a beautiful City. The lake was verry beautiful and clean. I reccomend bading a walk around the lake if you have time.

Thank Remy Y
Auckland, New Zealand
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25 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Lake is beautiful. Nice place to walk and relax. We didn't get time to walk, had a busy schedule. So am unable to say more about it

Thank Vmegumi
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32 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We went to Kandy for Easter. We had a fabulous time.The tour guides were really kind and helpful. The view was beautiful. Kandy is a peaceful place with a temple with a lake around the temple. The time there was really enjoyable for me. We walked into the temple and the place was gorgeous. It isn't a normal temple you... More 

Thank BG5R
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Kanday is a peaceful and hilly setting. The temple of Buddha is a great sneak to enjoy the great kandian palace converted to a temple. The architecture and the carving on the woods speak of the best artisan and craftsmanship. The town is small and can be accessed with in 1-2 hours by walking around. The city center caters to... More 

Thank Cherian T
Chennai (Madras), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Kandy lake is a huge lake right in the middle of the city and offers a long leisure walk around it. Around it are several other attractions in Kandy too. A footwalk around the lake is a good exercise for the mind and the body.

Thank GomathiShankar
Portsmouth, England
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145 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 229 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Big lake. Nice to walk around in the shade of the trees in a hot summers day. Lots of birdlife, plants, fish and lizards to see on the bank side. Some ice cream vendors are also available around here if you need some refreshments to cool off.

1 Thank rachwilko
Karachi, Pakistan
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262 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice little lake right in the center of city. A good pavement for walk around the lake. The lake is neat and clean. You can also go for boating. Overall a nice place to realx and walk.

Thank MudsMuds

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