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Address: Centre of Kandy City, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
Phone Number: 770112997
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Tranquility in the middle of hustle and bustle...

The Kandy Lake was always seen as calmness in the middle of the busyness of the city. It's home to many species of fish and source of food for many types of birds & reptiles and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
Janaka P
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

The Kandy Lake was always seen as calmness in the middle of the busyness of the city. It's home to many species of fish and source of food for many types of birds & reptiles and offer serenity and calmness to many city dwellers and visitors alike. It's good to take a stroll around the lake or take a boat... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

It is an easy walk around but you are next to the road most of the way. They could do with some cafes lakeside to offer a bit of a break and allow you to enjoy more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

I had a calm walk around the circumference of the lake in night. The air was cool with mild breeze. The lake are is nicely kept and clean.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

Lovely lake with the romantic overtones of the swan pedaloes!! Wonderful view from the temple visit and wish we'd had a little more time to explore.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

The lake is clean and has a good path that surround it. It is a nice place for a wander and feed the plentiful fish that populate it. There is a fountain that runs occasionally but not while we were there. It is only 3m deep and features a little park on an island that does not seem to be... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

Every picture one must have seen of Kandy will undoubtably show off their pretty lake which is the center of Kandy. As pretty as the lake is, it is too close to the road and when my husband and I strolled around the entire lake, we did not enjoy the noise of the traffic and felt this was rather unfortunate.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

Not that big, easy to stroll around if you have an hour. Quite a peaceful and beautiful diversion. Once you are on the lake path, an added bonus is that there are no tuk-tuck drivers to hassle you.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

I always enjoy a lake in the city and this one is nice, nothing spectacular but certainly a pleasant place to walk. Some good coffee shops near by, close to the side of the temple entrance. At dusk lots of crows (and so lots of poop!) flying a around before they roost for the night . It's quite a sight... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

This historical lake, originally meant for supply of drinking water,in center of attraction. Its scenic and a drive/ walk around the Lake is really worth mentioning. There is a boating facility too.DO spend an evening nere, while in KANDY.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Great to look at and walk around to kill some time. It is noisy due to road near by. Lots of fish. The green hill behind does bring a peacefulness to it

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