Kandy Lake, Kandy

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Take a relaxing stroll along Kandy Lake, an artificial body of water surrounded by the Kandy hills and overlooked by a famous temple, said to house the tooth of Buddha. The lake was created in 1807 by the last king of Kandy, and features a small island in the middle, supposedly used as the king’s private bathing spot. Take a boat ride or a walk around the lake perimeter to enjoy the views of the city and the picturesque natural setting. Using our online itinerary creator, Kandy attractions like Kandy Lake can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • From the the descriptions on here,we were expecting a tranquil stroll around a beautiful lake,I’m afraid I was disappointed ,at least half the walk is along a main thoroughfare for traffic in...  more »
  • The city of Kandy has some special places to see, but the traffic and the driving, also the engines on busses belching out clouds of thick carciginetic fumes is Horrendous, A Tip for all travellers.....  more »
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  • A calm and quite place in the center of the Kandy city with many shops and restaurants nearby. It is situated beside the famous temple, called Buddha Tooth Relic Temple. If you are in Kandy, this is a must visit place to enjoy a morning walk or evening stroll.
  • Such a highlights Lake in Kandy Srilanka, very calm and nature is incredible. It’s an unique place of Kandy. Thank you
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