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Kandy Lake

Centre of Kandy City, Kandy, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #5 of 32 Attractions in Kandy
Type: Bodies of Water
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Monterey, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 NEW

sits like a jewel , an eye in the middle of mountain triangle area. If you visit here in the summer you might hit the celebration when Buddha's tooth is proudly carried on a beautiful and proud elephants back

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Heilbronn, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 NEW

Not a lot special about this lake. We liked the birds nesting around it, the large monitor lizards, and the turtles.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 NEW

You can see many birds and fish there. It is nice to walk around. Be prepared for many local people - talk to you for any reason. Most of them are very friendly, but there are also many trying to sell you something.

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

Beautiful man made lake in the centre of the city with an interesting history. Pretty buildings and colonial architecture surround the lake, along side local business

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

A natural beauty with a great history. Kandy is a city where Mountains, Rivers and the Lake meet, The lake enhances the beauty of the city of Kandy.

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Beijing, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

we like walk around the lakeside... feel good..big &fat fish at the Kandy Lake...The local people did not eat fish ...

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Goa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

A photographers pleasure.. Ducks, horses, street hawkers, children pay area, temple of tooth, etc.. Everything's here. 10 mins from the market area.

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Mysore, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Kandy is a really nice city to visit, especially the lake, it is surrounded by temples and greenery. Weather too is very good, it the night the twinkling city lights are reflected in the lake waters and make a pretty picture. Definite must visit!

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Ipswich, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

We stayed in a hotel overlooking the lake so spent a lot of time walking along the paths. The pathway is safe, level and a little uneven in places as it is paved, but a very easy walk. Lots of birds to see, particularly egrets and herons. Also huge water monitors sunned themselves on the banks. We were grateful that... More

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München
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

More than half of the distance follows major roads with a lot of traffic that is not only noisy but also smelly and very dangerous. There are probably thousands of lakes worldwide that are nice to walk around them. This is defintiely not one of them. If you want to see / visit a particular place along the lakeside hire... More

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