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Kandy Lake

Centre of Kandy City, Kandy, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #5 of 31 Attractions in Kandy
Type: Bodies of Water
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Dublin, Ireland
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59 reviews 59 reviews
28 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

Do the rain forest and the tooth temple, leave the lake for the birds It is large and pretty and surrounded on most sides by a busy road so the magic is gone. The area is generally pretty but you are drawn to the tooth temple and away from the lake

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

This lake has a beautiful walking path with so much to see and take in while you walk. if you do not walk much maybe not for you..

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Adelaide
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35 reviews 35 reviews
20 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

The Lake is quiet picturesque itself and surprisingly has quiet a bit of wild life. We spotted 2 Large Moniter lizards over 1 metre long sunning themselves on a log. Turtles, Kingfishers and lots of species of waterbirds. They negative is, that around most of the Lake the road is right next it with only a foot path between the... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
7 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW

Walked around part of the lake while visiting the temple quite pretty. You can take a boat ride but very busy when we visited so didn't. Tuk tuk drivers abound and can become annoying whe you just want to sit and look for awhile.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW

Lovely place to walk if you are interested to take a challenge and explore the city.. managed to flag a tuktuk and and enjoy an amazing trip around the cityt

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

This lake is the central attraction of Kandy & a drive/ walk around it is mandatory to absorb the atmosphere of Kandy Surrounds are well maintained

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

a great view from my hotel, Would have liked it to be less of traffic going around it through out the day and night.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

if you are in kandy it might be a great idea to take a walk around the lake that is right in the center of the town. there are some exiting shops and stops along the way that is very fascinating.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

as is a symbol of many great cities, this small but ancient city has a major lke right at the center of the town centre. A great place for a srtoll with great big trees as shade.

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Somerville, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014 via mobile

Take a leisurely stroll around the lake to take in the changing and very scenic views and perspective of Kandy. There are many good vistas for the perfect photo.

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